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dc.contributor.advisorFord, Lyle A.
dc.contributor.authorHoffman, Patrese
dc.descriptionColor poster with text and illustrations describing research conducted by Patrese Hoffman, advised by Lyle A. Ford.en
dc.description.abstractA celestial binary system was simulated to analyze how its orbit is disrupted by a third body passing through the center of the system at various angles in the x-y plane. While unlikely to occur for most stars, encounters like this may play a role in the evolution of binary systems in dense groups of stars called globular clusters.en
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.en
dc.subjectDouble stars--Mathematical modelsen
dc.subjectMultiple stars--Mathematical modelsen
dc.titleSimulations of the Interaction of a Binary System with a Third Star.en

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