Astrophysics (index)

Visual Binary

(binary star system in which both stars can be seen)

A Visual Binary is a Binary Star system where, perhaps with magnification, two stars can be distinctly seen.

It is one of a number binary-star classes based upon how the star is determined to be binary. Others:

(star type,binary stars)

Referenced by:
Astrometric Binary
Binary Star
Eclipsing Binary
Spectroscopic Binary
Spectrum Binary
Stellar Parameter Determination