Bow shocks, bow waves, and dust waves. I. Strong coupling limit

11 Apr 2019 Henney William J. Arthur S. J.

Dust waves and bow waves result from the action of a star's radiation pressure on a stream of dusty plasma that flows past it. They are an alternative mechanism to hydrodynamic bow shocks for explaining the curved arcs of infrared emission seen around some stars... (read more)

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  • SOLAR AND STELLAR ASTROPHYSICS
  • ASTROPHYSICS OF GALAXIES