S. Kalenskii, S. Kurtz, P. Hofner, P. Bergman, C.M. Walmsley, P. Golysheva
We present a review of the properties of Class I methanol masers detected in lowmass star forming regions (LMSFRs). These masers, henceforth called LMMIs, are associated with postshock gas in the lobes of chemically active outflows in LMSFRs NGC1333, NGC2023, HH25, and L1157. LMMIs share the main properties with powerful masers in regions of massive star formation and are a low-luminosity edge of the total Class I maser population. However, the exploration of just these objects may push forward the exploratio…
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