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Interaction between compact stellar object and wind of a supergiant
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- Title Interaction between compact stellar object and wind of a supergiant
- Released 16/11/2005 1:29 pm
- Copyright JM Blondin, North Carolina State University
This simulated sequence shows the interaction between the stellar material carried by the wind of a supergiant star and its 'receiving' companion - a compact stellar object such as a neutron star. In the vicinity of the compact object it is possible to see the development of a turbulent shocked flow.