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Libration points

  1. Oct 26, 2005 #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.
     
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  3. Oct 26, 2005 #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?
     
  4. Oct 26, 2005 #3

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

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