Global Dynamics of the Logarithmic Galactic Potential by Means of Frequency Map Analysis

  • Yannis Papaphilippou
  • Jacques Laskar
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By means of Laskar’s frequency map analysis, we derive a global vision of the dynamics of the 2 degrees of freedom logarithmic galactic potential, for various values of the perturbation parameter. Some preliminary results on the exploration of the 3 degrees of freedom logarithmic system are also given.


Perturbation Parameter Global Dynamic Integrable Case Chaotic Region Invariant Plane 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yannis Papaphilippou
    • 1
  • Jacques Laskar
    • 1
  1. 1.Bureau des longitudesCNRS, Astronomie et Systèmes DynamiquesParisFrance

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