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Binary system coalescence animation

version 2.0 (1.24 KB) by Mathworlds
A function to create an animation to model the coalescence of a -stars- binary system.

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Updated 02 Jan 2021

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For pedagogic / scientific diffusion purpose.

F5 in Binary_system_coalescence.m or Binary_system_coalescence in Matlab(R) console to run the main program and create the animation file named 'Binary_system_coalescence.gif' that will appear in the same directory as you registered this .m file.

Three steps are : inspiral, merging and ring down.

Some parameters -like the star paths sampling step- may be tuned in the file header.

To benefit from all the file information, be sure to download the file, not to just copy and paste it.

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Mathworlds (2021). Binary system coalescence animation (, GitHub. Retrieved .

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MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019b
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