Three-dimensional adaptive mesh refinement simulations of point-symmetric nebulae.
In: Meixner, M and Kastner, JH and Balick, B and Soker, N, (eds.)
ASYMMETRICAL PLANETARY NEBULAE III.
(pp. 472 - 475).
ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC
Previous analytical and numerical work shows that the generalized interacting stellar winds model can explain the observed bipolar shapes of planetary nebulae very well. However, many circumstellar nebulae have a multipolar or point-symmetric shape. With two-dimensional calculations, Icke showed that these seemingly enigmatic forms can be easily reproduced by a two-wind model in which the confining disk is warped, as is expected to occur in irradiated disks. In this contribution we present the extension to fully three-dimensional adaptive mesh refinement simulations of such an interaction.
|Title:||Three-dimensional adaptive mesh refinement simulations of point-symmetric nebulae|
|Event:||Meeting on Asymmetrical Planetary Nebulae III|
|Location:||Mt Rainier, WA|
|Dates:||2003-07-28 - 2003-08-01|
|Keywords:||PLANETARY-NEBULAE, ACCRETION DISCS, DISKS, EVOLUTION, BUBBLES, JETS|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
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