Post a New Question

Physics

posted by on .

In a binary star system, two stars orbit about their common center of mass, as shown in the figure .

If r2 = 2r1,
what is the ratio of the masses m2/m1 of the two stars?

  • Physics - ,

    ratio of the radii is the same as the ratio of the masses for binary system.
    so then m2/m1 would just be .5

Answer This Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question