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Tidal Tail

(string of mass ejected by a tidal forces in a neutron star merger)

The term Tidal Tail is used to refer to a type of mass Ejection from a Neutron Star in a Compact Object merger.

The term is also used for a string of stars extracted from a Galaxy during a close encounter with another galaxy, i.e., the result of Galaxy Interaction.


(mergers,neutron stars,tidal)
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1104.5504v1.pdf

Referenced by:
GW170817
Tidal Arm

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