Volume 398, Number 2, February I 2003
|Page(s)||583 - 587|
|Section||Interstellar and circumstellar matter|
|Published online||21 January 2003|
Centimeter wavelength continuum observations of young stellar objects in the dark cloud DC 303.8–14.2*
Observatory, Tähtitorninmäki, PO Box 14, 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
2 Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, PO Box 800, 9700 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
3 Australia Telescope, Paul Wild Observatory, Locked Bag 194, Narrabri, NSW, Australia
Corresponding author: K. Lehtinen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 28 October 2002
We have made radio continuum observations with the ATCA (Australia Telescope Compact Array) at 3 and 6 cm of the dark cloud DC 303.8–14.2 in order to study the content of young stellar objects (YSOs) in this cloud. Four unresolved sources were found within the cloud's boundary. One of these in coincident with IRAS 13036–7644, a very low luminosity YSO driving a bipolar molecular outflow. We have interpreted its emission in terms of optically thin thermal free-free emission, although within errors also non-thermal emission is possible. The possible source of ionization is discussed.
Key words: stars: formation / ISM: individual objects: DC 303.8–14.2 / ISM: individual objects: IRAS 13036–7644 / ISM: clouds / radio continuum: ISM
© ESO, 2003
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