stellar wind


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stellar wind

 (wĭnd)
n.
The varying flow of plasma ejected from the surface of a star into interstellar space.
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stel′lar wind′


n.
the radial outflow of ionized gas from a star.
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stellar wind

The flow of plasma into space from the surface of a star.
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Using observations from NASA's SOFIA, the strong stellar wind from Theta1 Orionis C (I[cedilla]1 Ori C) has blown away the material needed to form new stars.
The black area in the middle of NGC 1999 is a void carved out by the fierce stellar wind of the young star V380 Orionis.
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Among the topics are precision observational asteroseismology using Kepler spacecraft data, updates on the pulsating sdB star Feige 48 through spectroscopy, glimpses into the secret lives of hot subdwarf stars, tidally enhanced stellar wind in binaries as a second parameter for the horizontal branch morphology of globular clusters, hot subdwarf stars as the donors of type Ia supernova progenitors, and a radial velocity survey of hot subdwarfs with main sequence companions using the Hobby-Eberly telescope.
The researchers found that even an Earth-like magnetic field could not necessarily protect a habitable-zone world from the star's continuous stellar wind bombardment.
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Ultraviolet starlight would normally be blocked by the material flowing from the star as its outer layers billow out in a stellar wind.
The 30 papers cover particle acceleration in massive stars, gamma-ray production mechanisms in massive binaries with a compact companion, the stellar wind connection and feedback effects, gamma-rays in massive star-forming regions, non-thermal radio emission in massive gamma-ray emitting stars, gamma rays from isolated and binary massive stars without compact objects, other relevant aspects of massive stars, and the new telescopes and the future.
"This large flow is likely gas swept up by the stellar wind to form the comet-like tail trailing the planet."