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Paper: SNR G106.3+2.7 and its Pulsar Wind Nebula
Volume: 271, Neutron Stars in Supernova Remnants
Page: 205
Authors: Kothes, R.; Uyaniker, B.; Pineault, S.
Abstract: We propose that the synchrotron nebula associated with the pulsar J2229+6114 and the supernova remnant (SNR) G106.3+2.7 are the result of the same supernova explosion. The whole structure is located at the eastern edge of a large HI bubble which includes extended regions of molecular gas to the north and east. The radial velocity of both the atomic hydrogen and the associated molecular material suggest a distance of 800 pc. The analysis of the cold environment indicates that the creation of the SNR's progenitor star was triggered by stellar winds and/or supernova explosions of a group of stars which also created the bubble. The progenitor star exploded at or close to the current position of the pulsar, which is at one end of the SNR rather than at its center. The expanding shock wave has created a comet-shaped SNR by running into dense material and then breaking out into the inner part of the HI bubble. A synchrotron nebula with a shell-like structure (the ``Boomerang'') of length 0.8 pc has been created by the pulsar wind.
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