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The expanding fireball of Nova Delphini 2013

Schaefer, G. H; ten Brummelaar, Theo; Gies, D. R; Farrington, C. D; Kloppenborg, B; Chesneau, O; Monnier, J. D; Ridgway, S. T; Scott, N; Tallon-Bosc, I; McAlister, H. A; Boyajian, T; Maestro, V; Mourard, D; Meilland, A; Nardetto, N; Stee, P; Sturmann, J; Vargas, N; Baron, F; Ireland, Michael; Baines, Ellyn; Che, X.; Jones, J.; Richardson, N. D.; Roettenbacher, R. M.; Sturmann, L.; Turner, N. H.; Tuthill, P.; van Belle, G.; von Braun, K.; Zavala, R. T.; Banerjee, D. P. K.; Ashok, N. M.; Joshi, V.; Becker, J.; Muirhead, P. S.


A classical nova occurs when material accreting onto the surface of a white dwarf in a close binary system ignites in a thermonuclear runaway. Complex structures observed in the ejecta at late stages could result from interactions with the companion during the common-envelope phase. Alternatively, the explosion could be intrinsically bipolar, resulting from a localized ignition on the surface of the white dwarf or as a consequence of rotational distortion. Studying the structure of novae during...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-11-13
Type: Journal article
Source: Nature
DOI: 10.1038/nature13834


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