binary star


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Synonyms for binary star

a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation

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Data from the new system revealed the existence of two binary stars, one of which was a so-called contact binary.
The study provides the first evidence that terrestrial planets can form in orbits similar to Earth's, even in a binary star system where the stars are not very far apart.
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The newly discovered planet leads a turbulent existence: it orbits one star in a binary star system, with the other star close enough to disturb the planet's orbit.
She added: "This extreme mass ratio is not predicted from binary star formation theories - just like planet formation theory predicts that we cannot form planets so far from the host star.
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The opportunity has therefore been taken to observe CQ Cep in order to investigate the utility of the telescopes to study variable stars and to see whether the observations can be used together with eclipsing binary star modelling software to investigate their physical attributes.
With the help of the high sensitivity of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array, a radio telescope in Chile, the astronomers found molecules of glycolaldehyde -- a simple form of sugar -- in the gas surrounding a young binary star with similar mass to the Sun located around 400 light-years away, comparatively close to Earth, the observatory said.
Haghighipour researches the formation and detection of habitable planetary systems, including the detection of habitable planets in binary star systems.
Scientists using the Kepler telescope have found the cold, gaseous planet known as Kepler-16b orbiting a binary star system.
Mira is a binary star in the constellation Cetus, consisting of the red giant Mira A along with Mira B.
Scenes from the movie Star Wars were shot in the governorate of Tataouine whose name inspired the name of Tatooine, the desert world in a binary star system in the Arkanis sector of the Outer Rim Territories in the movie.
They looked at a binary star system called NN Serpentis which is 1,670 light years away from Earth.