Celestial mechanics

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 44-48

First online:

Sufficient conditions for escape in the three-body problem

  • E. Myles StandishJr.Affiliated withDept. of Astronomy, Yale University

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Sufficient conditions are given for the escape of a member of a three-body system. The set of conditions are similar to those given previously by Tevzadze (1962). The new set compares favorably in most cases with that of Tevzadze.