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E2-45: ECLIPSING BINARY STAR MODEL - LIGHTS 8 years 2 months ago #403

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ID Code: E2-45
Purpose: Show how we view a rotating binary star.
Description: The two bulbs, one with less intensity than the other, are rotated about the axis of the stick. This shows the intensity variation observed for a binary star with two stars of differing brightness.
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E2-45: ECLIPSING BINARY STAR MODEL - LIGHTS 7 years 2 months ago #1679

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Here's a neat animation on this topic that I learned about at the AAPT Summer Meeting astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/bin...ipsingbinarysim.html

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