Seven-body central configurations: a family of central configurations in the spatial seven-body problem
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- Hampton, M. & Santoprete, M. Celestial Mech Dyn Astr (2007) 99: 293. doi:10.1007/s10569-007-9102-9
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The main result of this paper is the existence of a new family of central configurations in the Newtonian spatial seven-body problem. This family is unusual in that it is a simplex stacked central configuration, i.e the bodies are arranged as concentric three and two dimensional simplexes.