Accession Number : AD0714357

Title :   Rotation in Close Binaries,

Corporate Author : DOMINION ASTROPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY VICTORIA (BRITISH COLUMBIA)

Personal Author(s) : Plavec,Miroslav

Report Date : 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The report presents theories in answer to the question: How much is axial rotation affected by a neighboring star and in particular is there any synchronism between the periods of axial rotation and orbital revolution.

Descriptors :   (*BINARY STARS, *CELESTIAL MECHANICS), ROTATION, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, PERTURBATION THEORY, ORBITS, PHOTOMETERS, ATMOSPHERIC TIDES, CANADA

Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Celestial Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE