Pulsar Wind Nebulae Created by Fast-Moving Pulsars
Pavlov, George G.
Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
We review multiwavelength properties of pulsar wind nebulae (PWNe) created by supersonically moving pulsars and the effects of pulsar motion on the PWN morphologies and the ambient medium. Supersonic pulsar wind nebulae (SPWNe) are characterized by bow-shaped shocks aro...