Celestial mechanics

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 37–41 | Cite as

Central configurations and hyperbolic-elliptic motion in the three-body problem

  • Neal D. Hulkower


A refined classification of motion for the planar three-body problem with zero total energy is presented. In addition, the structure and size of the sets of initial conditions are obtained. Limited results for the spatial problem are also given.


Total Energy Limited Result Spatial Problem Central Configuration Refined Classification 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Co 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neal D. Hulkower
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsVanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

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