The Origin of the Galactic Center Nonthermal Radio Filaments: Young Stellar Clusters

  title={The Origin of the Galactic Center Nonthermal Radio Filaments: Young Stellar Clusters},
  author={Farhad Yusef-Zadeh},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The unusual class of magnetized nonthermal radio filaments, threads, and streaks, with their unique physical characteristics, is found only within the inner couple of degrees of the Galactic center. Also, a number of young, mass-losing, and rare stellar clusters are recognized as lying in the Galactic center region. The latter characteristic of the Galactic center region is used to explain the origin of the nonthermal radio filaments. We consider a mechanism in which the collective winds of… 

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