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

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

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When two stars are bound together gravitationally and orbit a common mass they're known as?

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The moon revolves around?

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Why does Pluto's moon charon orbit around the earth instead of Pluto?

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