Properties of planets in binary systems - The role of binary separation

  title={Properties of planets in binary systems - The role of binary separation},
  author={Santiago Barbieri},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  • S. Barbieri
  • Published 20 October 2006
  • Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
Aims. The statistical properties of planets in binaries were investigated. Any difference to planets orbiting single stars can shed light on the formation and evolution of planetary systems. As planets were found around components of binaries with very different separation and mass ratio, it is particularly important to study the characteristics of planets as a function of the effective gravitational influence of the companion. Methods. A compilation of planets in binary systems was made; a… 
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