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Thermonuclear Runaways on Accreting Hot White Dwarfs

  • Dina Prialnik
  • Oded Regev
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 145)

Abstract

Preliminary results of 1-D fully hydrodynamic numerical calculations including accretion and mass loss on a 1M hot white dwarf are presented. For the case of M = 10-8 M /yr and T eff = 125000°K we get flashes of duration of ~ 30 – 40 yrs which reccur every ~ 1500 years. During each flash ~ 6 ×10-6M is lost (~ 40% of the accreted envelope.

Keywords

Mass Loss Parameter Space Subsequent Evolution Computer Code Typical Behavior 
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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dina Prialnik
    • 1
  • Oded Regev
    • 2
  1. 1.Racah Institute of PhysicsHebrew UniversityJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Department of AstronomyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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