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ABSTRACT

1.INTRODUCTION

2.BASICS
2.1.The Analysis of Hoyle & Lyttleton
2.2.Analytic Solution
2.3.The Analysis of Bondi and Hoyle
2.4.Connection to Bondi Accretion

3.NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS
3.1.Summary
3.2.Examples in the Literature

4.ISSUES IN BONDI-HOYLE-LYTTLETON FLOW
4.1.The Drag Force
4.2.Flow Stability
4.3.Non-uniform Boundary
4.4.Radiation Pressure
4.5.Relativity

5.APPLICATIONS
5.1.Binary Systems
5.2.Protostellar Clusters
5.3.Galaxy Clusters
5.4.Other Applications

6.SUMMARY

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