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When two stars are bound together gravitationally and orbit a common mass they are know as?

A binary star.


What is the name when two stars are bound together gravitationally and orbit a common center of gravity?

The stars are said to be a "gravitational binary pair"


How do planets remain intact in space?

They are so massive that they remain gravitationally bound to together.


What are stars in pairs called?

A binary star is a system of two stars gravitationally bound together that are constantly orbiting each other.


Why are some galaxies coming together?

Some galaxies are bound together gravitationally into what is called Local Groups. Because of the gravitational attraction between them they are approaching each other.


What are stars found in pairs called?

A binary star is a system of two stars gravitationally bound together that are constantly orbiting each other.


A group of stars formed at the same time but their mutual gravity cannot hold them together is?

Probably "moving group". If they're still gravitationally bound, then "open cluster" is a better term.


What is A star that is gravitationally bound to another star can either be part of a star cluster or a star?

Binary Stars


What is the normal noun for galaxy?

The noun galaxy is a "normal" noun, a singular, common, concrete noun; a word for a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas and dust; a word for a thing.


What are stars that are found in pairs?

Two stars that are gravitationally bound to each other are sometimes called "binary stars".


Why do scientists measure distances to stars and observe how stars interact with one another to?

determine which stars are gravitationally bound to each other


How does science define a galaxy?

A galaxy is a gravitationally-bound region of space consisting of luminous and dark matter as a single physical system.