Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 183–188 | Cite as

Similarity solution for unsteady accretion flow

  • Shiro Sakashita
Article

Abstract

Similarity solution for unsteady accretion flow in a gravitational field of a point mass is obtained. Characteristic features of the flow pattern are discussed. It is shown that the shock waves appeared in the accretion flow propagate outward asr s t2/3.

Keywords

Shock Wave Characteristic Feature Flow Pattern Gravitational Field Point Mass 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shiro Sakashita
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  1. 1.Dept. of PhysicsHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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