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## Homework Statement

I have to write a computer program to simulate a binary star system and I can not assume that the larger mass is stationary. I am given their respective masses, and the period of the system. I am just wondering how to find the write combination of initial velocity and distance that would result in a stable, closed orbit.

## Homework Equations

Not sure because I don't believe the equation for a circular orbit applies here because both masses are moving.

## The Attempt at a Solution

Don't even know where to start.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!