We study the structure of the circumstellar medium surrounding SN 1987A in the equatorial plane. Furthermore, we study the evolution of the SN shock within this medium during the first 25 years, and the resulting hard X-ray and radio emission from the remnant.
Supernova 1987A: 20 Years After: Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursters
- Pub Date:
- October 2007
- Circumstellar shells clouds and expanding envelopes;
- circumstellar masers;
- Supernova remnants;
- 5 pages, 3 Figures. To be published in the proceedings of the conference on "Supernova 1987A: 20 Years After: Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursters" AIP, New York, eds. S. Immler, K.W. Weiler, and R. McCray