Definition of Binary star

1. Noun. A system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation.




Definition of Binary star

1. Noun. (star) A stellar system that has two stars orbiting around each other; double star. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Binary Star

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Literary usage of Binary star

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1. The Binary Stars by Robert Grant Aitken (1918)
"CHAPTER VI THE ORBIT OF A SPECTROSCOPIC binary star The problem of determining the orbit of a binary system from measures of radial velocity, ..."

2. Astronomy and Astro-physics by European Southern Observatory, Goodsell Observatory (1886)
"ORBIT OF THE binary star GAMMA CORONAR AUSTRALIS. For the Messenger. HC WILSON. The double star ? Coronae Australis is one of the most interesting of ..."

3. A Short History of Astronomy by Arthur Berry (1899)
"It was an obvious inference that the motion of revolution observed in a binary star was due to the mutual gravitation of its members, though Herschel's data ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1856)
"On certain Anomalies presented by the binary star 70 Ophiuchi. By WS JACOB, Director of the Madras Observatory. This pair has been long known as a binary ..."

5. Outlines of Astronomy by John Frederick William Herschel (1851)
"EFFECT OF THE MOTION OF LIGHT IN ALTERING TUB APPARENT PERIOD OF A binary star. (819.) Now, for what purpose arc we to suppose such magnificent bodies ..."

6. Outlines of Astronomy by John Frederick William Herschel (1853)
"EFFECT OF THE MOTION OF LIGHT IN ALTERING THE APPARENT PERIOD OF A binary star. (819.) Now, for what purpose are we to suppose such magnificent bodies ..."

7. The Observatory (1891)
"The New binary star, ft 6480. DAVID GILL. BAC 6480 is a naked-eye star, generally classed as sixth magnitude, ..."

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