Modeling ejecta of massive stars

Type Conference Paper
Names R. Townsend
Conference Name Asymmetric Planetary Nebulae 5 Conference
Pages 170
Date 2011
Library Catalog NASA ADS
Abstract In this review I describe the various ways in which massive stars can shed matter. At first take, these stars seem to share little in common with the planetary nebula phenomenon. Their mass loss typically takes the form of periods of continuous outflow, rather than the discrete outbursts that form PNe shells. Nevertheless, the ejecta of massive stars tend to be highly structured in space and in time, and it seems likely that some of the mechanisms responsible for this may also explain the diverse morphologies seen in PNe
Tags Planetary nebula
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