Clearing the Gas from Globular Clusters and Dwarf Spheroidals with Classical Novae

@article{Moore2011ClearingTG,
  title={Clearing the Gas from Globular Clusters and Dwarf Spheroidals with Classical Novae},
  author={Kevin Moore and Lars Bildsten},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={728},
  pages={81}
}
Observations of the intra-cluster medium (ICM) in galactic globular clusters (GCs) show a systematic deficiency in ICM mass as compared to that expected from accumulation of stellar winds in the time available between galactic plane crossings. In this paper, we re-examine the original hypothesis of Scott & Durisen that hydrogen-rich explosions on accreting white dwarfs, classical novae (CNe), will sweep out the ICM from the cluster more frequently than galactic plane crossings. From the CNe… Expand

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