Libration points

  • #1
what are libration points?
how to calculate them ?
what are the positions of all possible libration points for the mars , phobos and deimos system?
send diagram if possible.
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
I calculated and the libration point is coming out to be 27000 km above Mars surface. Is it correct? Do more libration points exist?
 
  • #3
pervect
Staff Emeritus
Science Advisor
Insights Author
10,104
1,271
dev_arora_13 said:
what are libration points?
how to calculate them ?
what are the positions of all possible libration points for the mars , phobos and deimos system?
send diagram if possible.

http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/ContentMedia/lagrange.pdf

has a derivation of the location of all 5 Lagrange points.
 

Related Threads on Libration points

Replies
4
Views
979
  • Last Post
Replies
3
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
3
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
4K
  • Last Post
Replies
10
Views
2K
Replies
6
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
7
Views
3K
  • Last Post
Replies
5
Views
2K
Top