Runaway stars: their impact on the intestellar medium

Paula Benaglia, Ian R. Stevens, Cintia S. Peri

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Abstract

Runaway, massive stars are not among the most numerous. However, the bow shocks built by their supersonic movement in the interstellar medium have been detected in the infrared range in many cases. Most recently, the stellar bow shocks have been proposed as particle acceleration sites, as radio data analysis at high angular resolution have shown. We present results of different manifestations of the stellar bowshock phenomenon, revealed from modern IR databases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-174
Number of pages10
JournalAsociacion Argentina de Astronomia. Boletin
Volume55
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2013

Bibliographical note

10 pages, 8 figures, invited review at the Annual Meeting of the Asoc. Argentina de Astron

Keywords

  • astro-ph.SR

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