Infinity manifolds on energy levels for celestial mechanics

  • Ernesto A. Lacomba
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 189)


We consider the n-body problem of celestial mechanics. Our goal will be to describe its energy surfaces with some added asymptotic boundaries, as well as to picture the kind of orbits arising in some simple examples. Among the asymptotic boundaries, we will mainly focus on the infinity manifolds [5], which describe escape orbits.


Equilibrium Point Configuration Space Celestial Mechanic Asymptotic Boundary Triple Collision 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernesto A. Lacomba
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  1. 1.Departamento de MatemáticasUniveraidad Autónoma MetropolitanaMéxico

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