two stars, A and B, are in circular orbit of radii r1 and r2, respectively, about their common center of mass. each star has the same period of revolution T.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Determine expressions for the following two quantities in terms of the stars' masses, radii and T.

1- the moment of inertia of the two star system about it's center of mass

2- the angular momentum of the system about teh center of mass

for the moi, i highly doubt it but... would it just be m1r1^2 + m2r2^2 ?

and then to find the angular momentum i can just multiply the I i got before with 2pi/T... ?

thanks. :-)

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# Homework Help: Binary Star system

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