S-TYPE AND P-TYPE HABITABILITY IN STELLAR BINARY SYSTEMS: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH. I. METHOD AND APPLICATIONS

@article{Cuntz2013STYPEAP,
  title={S-TYPE AND P-TYPE HABITABILITY IN STELLAR BINARY SYSTEMS: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH. I. METHOD AND APPLICATIONS},
  author={Manfred Cuntz},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={780}
}
  • M. Cuntz
  • Published 26 March 2013
  • Physics, Geology
  • The Astrophysical Journal
A comprehensive approach is provided for the study of both S-type and P-type habitability in stellar binary systems, which in principle can also be expanded to systems of higher order. P-type orbits occur when the planet orbits both binary components, whereas in the case of S-type orbits, the planet orbits only one of the binary components with the second component considered a perturbator. The selected approach encapsulates a variety of different aspects, which include: (1) the consideration… 

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