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Homework Help: Which is the equation? (Langrangian POINT)

  1. May 18, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Calculate the distance from Earth to L2.

    2. Relevant equations
    The mass of Earth is Given to be 6x10^24 kg

    3. The attempt at a solution
    L2 is the second langragian point,where the gravitational forces of the sun and the earth balance.
    The question is which equation to use ?
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  3. May 18, 2010 #2


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    If you translated the above definition (of L2) into an equation (or a symbolic expression), what would it look like?
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