PDA

View Full Version : Can Nearby Binary Star Systems Mimic Planets?



Fraser
2010-Dec-17, 06:20 PM
The vast majority of the known exoplanets have been discovered by the radial velocity method. This method employs the effects of a planet’s gentle tug on its parent star which is perceived as a “wobble” in the star’s motion. A new study, conducted by Morais and Correia, looks at whether this effect can be mimicked [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/81782/can-nearby-binary-star-systems-mimic-planets/)