Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 92, Issue 2, pp 365–372 | Cite as

An exact similarity solution for a spherical shock wave in a self-gravitating system

  • S. K. Srivastava
  • R. K. Singh


In this paper we have obtained a similarity solution for a spherical magneto-gas dynamic shock wave in a self-gravitating system. It is observed that the total energy of the shock wave is not a constant, but it decreases with time. A remarkable change in radiation flux is also being observed here because of the presence of the magnetic field while there is no change in density, velocity and pressure.


Radiation Magnetic Field Shock Wave Total Energy Radiation Flux 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Srivastava
    • 1
  • R. K. Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsM.L.K. (P.G.) CollegeBalrampurIndia

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