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mmfoley
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Feb2-04, 09:30 AM
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How can an astronomer recognize a double star from the characteristic frequencies of the light that reaches him from its member stars? I have looked and looked in my textbook but I cannot come up with the answer to this one.

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Originally posted by mmfoley
How can an astronomer recognize a double star from the characteristic frequencies of the light that reaches him from its member stars? I have looked and looked in my textbook but I cannot come up with the answer to this one.

Thank you!
mmfoley
There is a good start here with links back to the index on the whole course:

http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/cou...o101/lec16.htm
mmfoley
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Feb3-04, 07:07 AM
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Thank you, I'll be sure to check this out!


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