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J/A+A/511/A24       MHO Catalogue                            (Davis+, 2010)

A general catalogue of molecular hydrogen emission-line objects (MHOs) in outflows from young stars. Davis C.J., Gell R., Khanzadyan T., Smith M.D., Jenness T. <Astron. Astrophys. 511, A24 (2010)> =2010A&A...511A..24D
ADC_Keywords: Interstellar medium ; YSOs ; Stars, emission Keywords: catalogs - stars: formation - Herbig-Haro objects - infrared: ISM - ISM: jets and outflows Abstract: We present a catalogue of Molecular Hydrogen emission-line Objects (MHOs) in outflows from young stars, most of which are deeply embedded. All objects are identified in the near-infrared lines of molecular hydrogen, all reside in the Milky Way, and all are associated with jets or molecular outflows. Objects in both low and high-mass star forming regions are included. This catalogue complements the existing database of Herbig-Haro objects; indeed, for completeness, HH objects that are detected in H2 emission are included in the MHO catalogue. Description: The catalogue contains almost 1000 objects and covers regions on the sky loosely based on the constellations and associated Giant Molecular Clouds (Perseus, Orion A, Orion B, Taurus, etc.); full details are given in the paper. Note also that this catalogue is being maintained (and updated) at a dedicated, search-able website: File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file mhocat.dat 261 984 A list of all known MHOs refs.dat 79 182 References
See also: : MHO catalog Home Page Byte-by-byte Description of file: mhocat.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 A3 --- --- [MHO] 4- 7 I4 --- MHO MHO designation 9- 10 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 12- 13 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000.0) 15- 18 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (J2000.0) 20 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000.0) 21- 22 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000.0) 24- 25 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000.0) 27- 28 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000.0) 30- 81 A52 --- ONames Other identifications 83- 90 A8 --- HH Associated HH object 91-129 A39 --- Refs References of past H2 imaging papers, in refs.dat file 131-244 A114 --- Com Comments 246-261 A16 --- Reg Region where MHO is located
Byte-by-byte Description of file: refs.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- Ref Reference number 5- 23 A19 --- BibCode BibCode 25- 55 A31 --- Aut Author's name 59- 79 A21 --- Com Comments
Acknowledgements: Chris Davis, c.davis(at)
(End) Chris Davis [Joint Astronomy Centre], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 11-Feb-2010
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