Copyright and Credits
The materials on these IAU G1 webpages belong to IAU Commission G1.
Information on these webpages may be downloaded for scientific and
The webpages for IAU Commission G1 were created and designed in
November 2013 for Commission 42 and revised for Commission G1 by
T. Richards, C42 President and Brian Mason, C26 President
(both 2012 - 2015) and founding members of Commission G1.
The current webpage content was prepared by M.T. Richards and B.D.
Mason, and is based on an earlier version maintained by Andras Holl
at Konkoly Observatory. Additional contributions were made by
members of the Organizing Committee for Commission 26 and Commission
D. H. Bradstreet
C. D. Scarfe
J. K. Southworth
The webpages of IAU Commission 42 are maintained by Andras Holl, IT
Credit for Orbit Figure
The image depicting the relative orbit of STF2272AB = 70 Oph is
from the Sixth
Catalog of Orbits of Visual Binary Stars and shows all 1,694
relative measures of the pair from 1777 to 2013 plotted with the
current "best" orbit of the pair from
Eggenberger et al. (2008).
Credit for Roche Geometry Image
The image depicting Roche Geometry was created by Marc van der Sluys
(2006) and was derived from the version available through
Credit for Background Image
The background image was derived from the Infrared Spitzer Observatory
image of the Eagle
Nebula (image number: ssc2007-01c3).
Credit for Table on Evolution of Close Binaries
The table which describes the Evolution of Close Binaries was derived
Field Guide to the Binary Stars by V. Trimble 1983, Nature, 303,
137. It is included with the permission of Dr. Virginia Trimble.