Highly collimated jet spotted from the Red Square Nebula

Astronomers have detected a highly collimated, bipolar jet from the so-called Red Square Nebula (RSN) surrounding the B[e]-type star MWC 922. The newly discovered jet could reveal more insights into the nature of the RSN and its emission. The finding is detailed in a paper published January 24 on the arXiv pre-print repository.”

The Study: https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.08592

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2019-02-highly-collimated-jet-red-square.html

Image:  The Red Square Nebula. Image credit: Peter Tuthill, Sydney University Physics Dept., and the Palomar and W.M. Keck observatories.

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