The Prototype Colliding-Wind Pinwheel WR 104

  title={The Prototype Colliding-Wind Pinwheel WR 104},
  author={Peter G. Tuthill and John D. Monnier and Nicholas R. J. Lawrance and William C. Danchi and Stanley P. Owocki and Kenneth Gayley},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  pages={698 - 710}
Results from the most extensive study of the time-evolving dust structure around the prototype “pinwheel” nebula WR 104 are presented. Encompassing 11 epochs in three near-infrared filter bandpasses, a homogeneous imaging data set spanning more than 6 yr (or 10 orbits) is presented. Data were obtained from the highly successful Keck Aperture Masking Experiment, which can recover high-fidelity images at extremely high angular resolutions, revealing the geometry of the plume with unprecedented… 
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