Abell 41: shaping of a planetary nebula by a binary central star

@article{Jones2010Abell4S,
  title={Abell 41: shaping of a planetary nebula by a binary central star},
  author={D. Jones and Myfanwy Lloyd and Miguel Santander-Garc'ia and J. A. L'opez and John Meaburn and Deborah L. Mitchell and T. J. O’brien and D. Pollacco and M. M. Rubio-D'iez and N.M.H. Vaytet Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics and Isaac Newton Group and Instituto de Astrof'isica de Canarias and Universidad de la Laguna and Universidad Nacional Autnoma de M'exico and Queen's University of Belfast and Centro de Astrobiolog'ia CSIC-INTA and C. E. de Saclay},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={408},
  pages={2312-2318}
}
We present the first detailed spatiokinematical analysis and modelling of the planetary nebula Abell 41, which is known to contain the well-studied close-binary system MT Ser. This object represents an important test case in the study of the evolution of planetary nebulae with binary central stars as current evolutionary theories predict that the binary plane should be aligned perpendicular to the symmetry axis of the nebula. Deep narrow-band imaging in the light of [N II] 6584 A, [O III] 5007… Expand

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