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Paper: Resolving Components of Wind Accreting Systems: A Case Study of Mira AB
Volume: 318, Spectroscopically and Spatially Resolving the Components of Close Binary Stars
Page: 355
Authors: Karovska, M.
Abstract: Mass transfer in many systems occurs by wind interaction rather then by tidal interaction, because the primary does not fill its Roche surface. The nearby detached binary Mira AB provides a unique laboratory for studying wind accretion processes because this system can be resolved and the interacting components can be studied individually, which is not possible in most accreting systems. The study of Mira AB wind accretion and mass transfer may therefore help understand the accretion processes in many other astronomical systems.
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