NEW NONTHERMAL FILAMENTS AT THE GALACTIC CENTER: ARE THEY TRACING A GLOBALLY ORDERED MAGNETIC FIELD?

@article{Larosa2004NEWNF,
  title={NEW NONTHERMAL FILAMENTS AT THE GALACTIC CENTER: ARE THEY TRACING A GLOBALLY ORDERED MAGNETIC FIELD?},
  author={Theodore Nicholas Larosa and Michael E. Nord and T. J. W. Lazio and Namir E. Kassim},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={607},
  pages={302-308}
}
New high-resolution, wide-field 90 cm VLA observations of the Galactic center (GC) region by Nord and coworkers have revealed 20 nonthermal filament (NTF) candidates. We report 6 cm polarization observations of six of these. All of the candidates have the expected NTF morphology, and two show extended polarization, confirming their identification as NTFs. One of the new NTFs appears to be part of a system of NTFs located in the Sgr B region, 64 pc in projection north of Sgr A. These filaments… 
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