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Fig. B.1.

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Value of β as a function of the half-opening angle (θT) of the bowshock profile for different types of wind-wind collision shocks according to Canto et al. (1996) (radiative) and Gayley (2009) (adiabatic). The labels on the frame describe each of the different shock types plotted. In the case of the adiabatic shock with mixing, three different cases are shown for different values of terminal velocity ratio, u. The vertical black solid line shows the corresponding β values θT = 103.4°, which is the best-fit value for the shock profile obtained from our 2006 C-band image.

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