Binary spiral model
Phenomenological model mimicking the shock caused by the collision between the winds from massive stars (e.g. the WR and OB stars) and that results in the dusty spirals. This model provides also a reasonable match to the flux of the inner part of the spiral. Several parameters can be set in order to define the central binary and the apparent size and geometry of the dust spiral created by the wind collision.
The Binary spiral model is described in the following documents:
Binary spiral model documentation
SPHERE view of Wolf-Rayet 104., Direct detection of the Pinwheel and the link with the nearby star
A. Soulain, F. Millour, B. Lopez, A. Matter, E. Lagadec, M. Carbillet, A. La Camera, A. Lamberts, M. Langlois, J. Milli, H. Avenhaus, Y. Magnard, A. Roux, T. Moulin, M. Carle, A. Sevin, P. Martinez, L. Abe and J. Ramos
A&A 618, A108 (2018)
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AMHRA's Binary spiral model service can be acknowledged by:
- Mentioning “This research has made use of the Jean-Marie Mariotti Center (JMMC) — MOIO AMHRA service at https://amhra.oca.eu/.”
- And citing the article above.