Equilibria of the symmetric collinear restricted four-body problem with radiation pressure

Original Article

Abstract

In this paper, a restricted four-body problem with radiation pressure is considered. The three primaries are supposed in a collinear central configuration where both masses and both radiation forces of peripheral bodies are equal. After an adequate formulation, the problem is reduced to a tri-parametric one. A complete analysis of the position of equilibria and their stability in the space of parameters is performed.

Keywords

Equilibrium points Stability Restricted four-body problem Radiation pressure Bifurcations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ZaragozaGrupo de Mecánica Espacial & IUMAZaragozaSpain
  2. 2.Centro Universitario de la DefensaZaragozaSpain

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