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Hubble space telescope WFPC2 imaging of FS Tauri and Haro 6-5B

JE Krist, KR Stapelfeldt, CJ Burrows, GE Ballester, JT Clarke, D Crisp, RW Evans, JS Gallagher, RE Griffiths, JJ Hester, JG Hoessel, JA Holtzman, JR Mould, PA Scowen, JT Trauger, AM Watson, JA Westphal

The Astrophysical Journal | Published : 1998

Abstract

We have observed the field of FS Tauri (Haro 6-5) with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on the Hubble Space Telescope. Centered on Haro 6-5B and adjacent to the nebulous binary system of FS Tauri A there is an extended complex of reflection nebulosity that includes a diffuse, hourglass-shaped structure. H6-5B, the source of a bipolar jet, is not directly visible but appears to illuminate a compact, bipolar nebula which we assume to be a protostellar disk similar to HH 30. The bipolar jet appears twisted, which explains the unusually broad width measured in ground-based images. We present the first resolved photometry of the FS Tau A components at visual wavelengths. The fluxes of the fainte..

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