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Paper: Investigation for Evidence and Impacts of Cloud-Cloud Collisions in the Galactic Center II: Active Star Forming Regions in the Central Molecular Zone
Volume: 528, New Horizons in Galactic Center Astronomy and Beyond
Page: 345
Authors: Enokiya, R.; Matsunaga, K.; Fukui, Y.
Abstract: The Central Molecular Zone has active star forming regions or a starburst region namely, Sgr A, C, and B2, is the best target to extrapolate our understandings of a Galactic massive star formation by cloud-cloud collision (CCC) an extragalactic starbursts. We applied an identification methodology for a CCC for above regions and found signatures of CCCs in all regions. Furthermore, we found all these regions are located at foot points of loop-like structures. From these observational results, it is possible to understand that a probability of CCCs is enhanced at foot points of magnetic flotation loops.
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