Lagrange Points: Newton’s Gravity Can Be Weird Too

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If we want a space probe to be stationary relative to the Earth, then we need a Lagrange point! They’re five points of gravitational stability, but how do we know they’re there?


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Sixty Symbols on Lagrange Points:
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Fraser Cain on Lagrange Points:
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http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Mechanics/lagpt.html
https://wmap.gsfc.nasa.gov/mission/observatory_l2.html
https://www.math.arizona.edu/~gabitov/teaching/141/math_485/Final_Report/Lagrange_Final_Report.pdf
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/LagrangePoints/
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/OrbitsAroundTheLagrangePointL4/
https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-07-dynamics-fall-2009/lecture-notes/MIT16_07F09_Lec18.pdf
https://www.exploremars.org/trojan-asteroids-around-jupiter-explained


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