The Prototype Colliding-Wind Pinwheel WR 104

@article{Tuthill2008ThePC,
  title={The Prototype Colliding-Wind Pinwheel WR 104},
  author={P. Tuthill and J. Monnier and N. Lawrance and W. Danchi and S. Owocki and K. Gayley},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={675},
  pages={698-710}
}
  • P. Tuthill, J. Monnier, +3 authors K. Gayley
  • Published 2008
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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