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Multiple star systems are a form of the standard star system model which contain more than one active star.

Binary star systemEdit

Binary star system

A binary star system

Tamaal system stars

Graphic display of a binary star system

A binary star system was a star system that had two stars at its center. The two stars orbited each other around their common center of gravity, also known as their barycenter.

List of binary star systemsEdit

Trinary star systemEdit

Trinary star system

A trinary star system

A trinary star system was a star system made up of three stars. Two or three of the stars could possibly orbit around a common center of gravity, also known as their barycenter. Often, trinary stars consist of a binary pair that orbited each other in relatively close proximity with a third star that is further away, in a more "planetary" style orbit.

In 2372, Jadzia Dax asked for Captain Benjamin Sisko's permission to send a science team to investigate a trinary star system. Sisko told her the team could take the USS Rubicon. (DS9: "Accession")

List of trinary star systemsEdit

Quaternary star systemEdit

A quaternary star system was a star system made up of four stars.

List of quaternary star systemsEdit

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