Binary Stars in the Best of the Web Directory

Binary Stars

Ask an Astrophysicist: Binary Star Systems

Answers questions about binary stars and their formation and evolution.

Astronomical League

Features the Double Star Club of the league. Includes links, rules and regulation of the organization.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Binary Stars

Includes photos and descriptions of binary stars.

Binary Pulsar PSR 1913+16

Illustrated document on the orbit, radial velocity and gravitational radiation of the object.

Eclipsing Binary Stars

List of documents on measuring light curves and obtaining the approximate shape of the rotating bodies. Includes illustrations and formulas.

Formation of Common-Envelope: Pre-Main-Sequence Binary Stars

Displays a research material made by Tohline, Cazes and Cohl about the formation of binary stars. Includes videos and references.


Presents various discoveries and findings of the device. Also shows photos, biography and history of the equipment.

Hydrodynamics on Supercomputers

Displays information on the cause and formation of interacting binary stars. Includes calculations and pictures of the event.

International Astronomical Union

Features Commission 42 of the union which centers on close binary stars.

The orbits of 150 visual binaries

Delineates the constellation for each binary and shows the orbit with orbital period.

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