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5 Figure 1. Region of stability in the (X o•Vol plane for planetary orbits around Sirius A for To = 0 (binary initially at periastron); stable region: horizontal hatching. STABLE PLANETARY ORBITS AROUND ONE COMPONENT IN NEARBY BINARY STARS I Sl I. IA' I. I I . Ie. Figure 2. A remote planetary orbit around Sirius A, represented during 10 revolutions of the binary; case a: rotating-pulsating frame with origin in Sirius Aj case b : fixed axes with origin in the binary's barycenter; initial conditions are given in the text.
To find whether it is so there is a very effective algorithm which does not require to compute all the roots of the polynomial Pm+1(z,>'), which would be a demanding numerical task for high m. g . g) and we only need to know whetherv there are roots of R m- 1 (>. 8) with a finite, explicit transformation. n) where the over line stands for the complex conjugate. ), a polynomial of degree n - k. Let Ck = T k R~(O) the first coefficient of the iterated Schur transform of the reciprocal polynomial; it is always a real number.