A "Starless'' Core That Isn't: Detection of A Source in the L1014 Dense Core With the Spitzer Space Telescope
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We present observations of L1014, a dense core in the Cygnus region previously thought to be starless, but data from the Spitzer Space Telescope show the presence of an embedded source. We propose a model for this source that includes a cold core, heated by the interstellar radiation field, and a low-luminosity internal source. The low luminosity of the internal source suggests a substellar object. If L1014 is representative, other "starless'' cores may turn out to harbor central sources.