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A Review of Invariant Manifold Dynamics of the CRTBP and Some Applications

  • Josep J. MasdemontEmail author
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Abstract

In this short review we show how the invariant manifolds of quasiperiodic orbits about libration point regimes play a crucial role to study the dynamics in some astrodynamical and astronomical problems, and how they can be used for practical purposes. Some discussion about their computation is also given.

Keywords

Normally hyperbolic invariant manifolds Lindstedt Poincaré Normal forms Quasiperiodic orbits Libration point orbits 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work partially supported by the Spanish MCyT-FEDER Grant MTM2006-00478 and the Marie Curie Research Training Network Astronet Grant MCRTN-CT-2006-035151.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada IUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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