Results tagged “binary”

In binary star systems, the winds from the two components impact each other, leading to strong shocks and regions of enhanced density and temperature.

A newly discovered planet in a binary star system located 3,000 light-years from Earth is expanding astronomers' notions of where Earth-like--and even potentially habitable--planets can form, and how to find them.

Planet Packing in Circumbinary Systems

The recent discovery of planets orbiting main sequence binaries will provide crucial constraints for theories of binary and planet formation.

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