Observational properties of visual binaries as modelled using a synthetic catalogue: I. For visual apparent magnitudes mv < 15

@article{Nurmi2003ObservationalPO,
  title={Observational properties of visual binaries as modelled using a synthetic catalogue: I. For visual apparent magnitudes mv < 15},
  author={Pasi Nurmi and Henri M. J. Boffin},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2003},
  volume={408},
  pages={803-812}
}
A simulated binary star catalogue is created that represents the full sky distribution of stars, excluding those with galactic latitudejbj< 10 ,d own tomv< 15. The catalogue is compatible with observed magnitude and number distributions of the HST Guide Star Catalog. The simulated catalogue is analyzed for observational properties of visual binary stars, both in a general context without taking any observational constraints into account, and using dierent observability criteria that model the… 
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