the radial outflow of ionized gas from a star.
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How to use stellar wind in a sentence
David McComas has a favorite “astrosphere,” the environment created by a star’s stellar wind as it buffets the surrounding interstellar medium.The Safety Belt of Our Solar System - Issue 107: The Edge | Virat Markandeya | October 6, 2021 | Nautilus
It is formed by warm, partially ionized clouds found in the Local Bubble, a large cavity filled with plasma that was likely produced by multiple supernova explosions, along with interstellar dust and other stellar winds.The Safety Belt of Our Solar System - Issue 107: The Edge | Virat Markandeya | October 6, 2021 | Nautilus
Those stars then launch powerful jets, give off radiation, shed stellar winds and explode in supernovas.Watch this beautiful, high-resolution simulation of how stars are born | Maria Temming | May 20, 2021 | Science News
The pair of stars is so incredibly hot and bright, that when they spin, they create stellar winds that can go as fast as 1% of the speed of light.This pair of dancing stars will one day collide and explode | María Paula Rubiano A. | October 16, 2020 | Popular-Science
Mathematical calculations revealed that the mass and orbit of nearby objects, such as planets or another star, could be shaping these stellar winds.Stellar winds hint at how planetary nebulae get their stunning shapes | Curtis Segarra | September 22, 2020 | Science News
Scientific definitions for stellar wind
The flow of plasma (extremely hot gas composed of ions) ejected from the surface of a star into space. The Sun's solar wind is a stellar wind.
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