Spectroscopic-binary



noun, Astronomy.
1.
a binary star having components that are not sufficiently separated to be resolved by a telescope, known to be a binary only bythe variations in wavelength of emitted light that are detected by a spectroscope.
spectroscopic binary
(spěk’trə-skŏp’ĭk)
See under binary star.

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