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Two bodies with similar mass orbiting around a common barycenter (red cross) with elliptic orbits.

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  • (del) (cur) 01:01, 5 February 2007 . . EdC ( Talk | contribs) . . 400×200 (34,456 bytes) (Restored animation, hand-tweaked timings to look OK. Copyright release of original author to continue.)
  • (del) (rev) 06:37, 5 January 2007 . . Lloyd Wood ( Talk | contribs) . . 400×201 (2,062 bytes) (Same image as previous - but removing the animation as that doesn't follow Kepler's laws (i.e. the satellites should move slower at apogee than perigee). With the animation the image is misleading; without it it's fine. License is same as previous - publ)
  • (del) (rev) 01:11, 2 August 2005 . . Zhatt ( Talk | contribs) . . 400×200 (34,456 bytes) (Two bodies with similar mass orbiting around a common barycenter (red cross) with elliptic orbits. {{PD-user|Zhatt}} )

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  • Binary star
  • Centre of mass
  • Two-body problem
  • Elliptic orbit
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