Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 142, Issue 1–2, pp 217–221 | Cite as

Software for calculating orbit and mass of visual binaries

  • S. Siregar
Poster Session


This paper presents an overview on the software that will be used at the Bosscha Observatory of Indonesia for calculating the orbit and mass of visual binary system. The programme is based on the Thiele-van den Bos methods. The algorithm is designed for elliptic motions and applicable to personal computer.


Indonesia Orbital Element Binary Star Double Star Computerize Form 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Siregar
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  1. 1.Bosscha Observatory and Department of AstronomyInstitute of TechnologyBandungIndonesia

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