Astrophysics (index)

Instability Region

(region around an object where orbits cannot persist)

An Instability Region is a region (range of radii) around an astronomical body where an orbit around it would be unstable, due to one or more additional orbiting bodies. Such a region surrounds a Binary Star.


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http://www.stefanom.org/circumbinary-planet-formation-here-be-high-speed-impacts/

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