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350 μm Polarimetry from the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory

Dotson, Jessie L. and Vaillancourt, John E. and Kirby, Larry and Dowell, C. Darren and Hildebrand, Roger H. and Davidson, Jacqueline A. (2010) 350 μm Polarimetry from the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory. Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 186 (2). pp. 406-426. ISSN 0067-0049.

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We present a summary of data obtained with the 350 μm polarimeter, Hertz, at the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory. We give tabulated results and maps showing polarization vectors and intensity contours. The summary includes over 4300 individual measurements in 56 Galactic sources and two galaxies. Of these measurements, 2153 have P ≥ 3σ_p statistical significance. The median polarization of the entire data set is 1.46%.

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Additional Information:© 2010 The American Astronomical Society. Received 2009 September 30; accepted 2009 December 22; published 2010 February 1. We are grateful to the staff of CSO for their invaluable assistance. We also thank Giles Novak, Dave Chuss, Martin Houde, and David Schleuning for assistance with the observations and many invaluable conversations. This work was supported by NSF grant AST 05-05124 and by J.E.V.’s NASA Graduate Student Research Program (NGT 5-63). CSO has been supported by NSF grants AST 05-40882 and 08-38261. Facilities: CSO (Hertz).
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NSFAST 05-05124
NSFAST 05-40882
NSFAST 08-38261
NASA Graduate Student Research ProgramNGT 5-63
Subject Keywords:catalogs; H II regions; ISM: clouds; ISM: magnetic fields; polarization; submillimeter: general
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Official Citation:350 μm Polarimetry from the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory Jessie L. Dotson, John E. Vaillancourt, Larry Kirby, C. Darren Dowell, Roger H. Hildebrand, and Jacqueline A. Davidson 2010 ApJS 186 406-426 doi: 10.1088/0067-0049/186/2/406
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:02 Mar 2010 18:00
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