When microquasar jets and supernova collide: hydrodynamically simulating the SS 433–W 50 interaction

  title={When microquasar jets and supernova collide: hydrodynamically simulating the SS 433–W 50 interaction},
  author={Paul T. Goodall and F. Alouani-Bibi and Katherine M. Blundell},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present investigations of the interaction between the relativistic, precessing jets of the microquasar SS433 and the surrounding, expanding supernova remnant (SNR) shell, W50, and the consequent evolution in the inhomogeneous interstellar medium (ISM). We model their evolution using the hydrodynamic flash code, which uses adaptive mesh refinement. We show that the peculiar morphology of the entire nebula can be reproduced to a good approximation, due to the combined effects of (i) the… 
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