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ERIC Number: EJ1131115
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 4
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
The Lagrangian Points
Linton, J. Oliver
Physics Education, v52 n2 Article 023002 Mar 2017
There are five unique points in a star/planet system where a satellite can be placed whose orbital period is equal to that of the planet. Simple methods for calculating the positions of these points, or at least justifying their existence, are developed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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