Quintuple Star System radtech497 Senior Member Posts: 620 Threads: 24 Joined: Mar 2013 07-29-2015, 03:31 PM To find the maximum contribution: 1) Find the separation distance between stars (in A.U.) minus the planet's apoastron distance from its star; 2) Square the result of #1, then take its inverse (1/x); 3) Multiply the result of #2 by: 3a) the luminosity of the non-host star, and 3b) then multiply that result by the Solar Constant; 4) Multiply the result of #3b by (1 minus the planet's albedo); 5) Divide the result of #4 by 5.670373 x 10 to the -8; 6) Take the fourth root of #5 to get the temperature in Kelvin. To find the minimum contribution: 1) Find the separation distance between stars (in A.U.) plus the planet's apoastron distance from its star; 2) Repeat steps #2 through #6, as above. Hope this works for you, Radtech497 "I'd much rather see you on my side, than scattered into... atoms." Ming the Merciless, Ruler of the Universe « Next Oldest | Next Newest »

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