Lissajous motion near Lagrangian point \( L_{2} \) in radial solar sail

  • Arun Kumar YadavEmail author
  • Badam Singh Kushvah
  • Uday Dolas


An attempt was made to study the dynamics close to the collinear libration point \( L_{2} \) of the radial solar sail circular-restricted three-body problem (RSCRTBP) in the Sun–Jupiter System, where the third massless body is a solar sail. We analyse the qausi-periodic (Lissajous solutions) orbits about the libration point \( L_{2} \). The Lindstedt–Poincaré approximation for the qausi-periodic orbits was used for numerical simulations. We utilized linear quadratic regulator (LQR) to stabilize the full nonlinear model, and linear state-feedback controller was designed to stabilize the trajectory.


Solar sail Lissajous orbit feedback control linear quadratic regulator (LQR) 



We are thankful to the Science and Engineering Research Board, Government of India, for providing financial support through SERB research project No.-EMR/2016/001145.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsIndian Institute of Technology (ISM)DhanbadIndia
  2. 2.C. S. A. Govt. P. G. CollegeSehoreIndia

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