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eclipsing binary


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A binary star whose components pass in front of each other, thereby causing a regular eclipse of one of the stars.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A class of extrinsic variable stars where changes in brightness are caused by stars eclipsing each other.


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