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binary system

noun as in double star

Weak match

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Over its 12-year mission, it will visit one asteroid in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, and seven Trojans, two of which are binary systems where a pair of asteroids orbit each other.

Instead, we analyzed the chemical composition of stars in binary systems.

These mergers involve the mashup of the remnants of two massive stars in a binary system.

As the name suggests, this is when two neutron stars in a binary system merge together in an energetic event called a “kilonova.”

This binary system isn’t working for anyone – the customer loses out on the item, because it may go out of stock in their size before they attempt to purchase it again, and the merchant loses the sale.

Two centuries ago the distinguished philosopher and mathematician, Leibnitz, proposed a binary system of numeration.

It is not known that they constitute a binary system, because no certain evidence of motion has been obtained.

The close pair is a binary system with a long period of revolution, estimated at about two hundred years.

The star 70 Ophiuchi (fig. 3) may be regarded as typical of a binary system.

It is virtually certain that RR Centauri is a case of an eclipsing binary system, and that the two stars are close together.


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