# The expanding fireball of Nova Delphini 2013

@article{Schaefer2014TheEF,
title={The expanding fireball of Nova Delphini 2013},
author={Gail H. Schaefer and Theo A. ten Brummelaar and Douglas R. Gies and Christopher D. Farrington and Brian Kloppenborg and Olivier Chesneau and John D. Monnier and Stephen T. Ridgway and Nicholas J. Scott and I. Tallon-Bosc and Harold A. Mcalister and Tabetha Boyajian and Vicente Maestro and Denis Mourard and Anthony Meilland and Nicolas Nardetto and P. Stee and Judit Sturmann and Norm Vargas and F. Baron and Michael J. Ireland and Ellyn K. Baines and Xiao Che and J. M. Jones and Noel D. Richardson and Rachael M. Roettenbacher and Laszlo Sturmann and Nils H. Turner and Peter G. Tuthill and Gerard T. van Belle and Kaspar von Braun and Robert T. Zavala and Dipankar Banerjee and Nagarhalli M. Ashok and V. Joshi and Juliette C. Becker and Philip S. Muirhead},
journal={Nature},
year={2014},
volume={515},
pages={234-236}
}
A classical nova occurs when material accreting onto the surface of a white dwarf in a close binary system ignites in a thermonuclear runaway. Complex structures observed in the ejecta at late stages could result from interactions with the companion during the common-envelope phase. Alternatively, the explosion could be intrinsically bipolar, resulting from a localized ignition on the surface of the white dwarf or as a consequence of rotational distortion. Studying the structure of novae during… Expand
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