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    • A family of stacked central configurations in the planar five-body problem 

      Lino Cornelio, J.; Álvarez Ramírez, Martha; Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria (2017-11)
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      We study planar central configurations of the five-body problem where three bodies, (Formula presented.) and (Formula presented.), are collinear and ordered from left to right, while the other two, (Formula presented.) and ...
    • A note on a family of non-gravitational central force potentials in dimension one 

      Alvarez-Ramírez, M.; Corbera Subirana, Montserrat; Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria; García, A. (Elsevier, 2017-12-01)
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      In this work, we study a one-parameter family of differential equations and the different scenarios that arise with the change of parameter. We remark that these are not bifurcations in the usual sense but a wider phenomenon ...
    • A note on the dynamics around the L1,2 Lagrange points of the Earth-Moon system in a complete solar system model 

      Tang, Guojian; Gomez Muntaner, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Yijun, L. (2012)
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      The purpose of this paper is the study of the phase space around the collinear libration points L1 and L2 of the Earth–Moon system when the gravitational effects of the remaining bodies of the Solar System are taken into ...
    • A note on the dynamics around the Lagrange collinear points of the Earth-Moon system in a complete Solar System model 

      Lian, Yijun; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Tang, Guojian (2013-02)
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      In this paper we study the dynamics of a massless particle around the L 1,2 libration points of the Earth–Moon system in a full Solar System gravitational model. The study is based on the analysis of the quasi-periodic ...
    • A note on the dynamics around the Lagrange points of the Earth-Moon system in a complete Solar System model 

      Lian, Yijun; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Tang, Guojian (2013)
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      This paper studies the dynamics of a massless particle around the libration points of the Earth - Moon system in a full Solar System gravitational model. The study is based on the analysis of the quasi - periodic ...
    • An invitation to singular symplectic geometry 

      Miranda Galcerán, Eva; Delshams Valdés, Amadeu; Dempsey Bradell, Roisin Mary; Oms, Cedric; Planas Bahí, Arnau (2019)
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      In this paper we analyze in detail a collection of motivating examples to consider bm-symplectic forms and folded-type symplectic structures. In particular, we provide models in Celestial Mechanics for every bm-symplectic ...
    • Analysis of the relative dynamics of a charged spacecraft moving under the influence of a magnetic field 

      Cheng, Yu; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Yuan, Jianping (2018-09-01)
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      We analyse a dynamical scenario where a constantly charged spacecraft (follower) moves in the vicinity of another one (leader) that follows a circular Keplerian orbit around the Earth and generates a rotating magnetic ...
    • Asymptotic density of collision orbits in the restricted circular planar 3 body problem 

      Guàrdia Munarriz, Marcel; Kaloshin, Vadim; Zhang, Jianlu (2019-03-12)
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      For the Restricted Circular Planar 3 Body Problem, we show that there exists an open set U in phase space of fixed measure, where the set of initial points which lead to collision is O(µ120) dense as µ¿0 .
    • Bifurcation of relative equilibria of the (1+3)-body problem 

      Corbera, M.; Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria; Llibre Saló, Jaume; Moeckel, Richard (2015-04-02)
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      We study the relative equilibria of the limit case of the planar Newtonian 4-body problem when three masses tend to zero, the so-called (1+3)-body problem. Depending on the values of the infinitesimal masses the number of ...
    • Capturing small asteroids into Sun-Earth Lagrangian points for mining purposes 

      Lladó, Neus; Ren, Yuan; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Gomez Muntaner, Gerard (2012)
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      The aim of this paper is to study the capture of small Near Earth Objects (NEOs) into the Sun-Earth L2 using low-thrust propulsion for mining or science purposes. As it is well known, the vicinity of these points is inside ...
    • Central configurations of the planar coorbial satellite problem 

      Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria; Llibre Saló, Jaume; Ollé Torner, Mercè (2004-10)
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      We study the planar central configurations of the 1 +n body problem where one mass is large and the other n masses are infinitesimal and equal. We find analytically all these central configurations when 2=n=4. Numerically, ...
    • Dinàmica de varietats espacials: les autopistes de l’univers 

      Ollé Torner, Mercè; Barrabés Vera, Esther (2019-12-20)
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      En aquest article volem il.lustrar com la comprensió de la dinàmica d’alguns models de la mecànica celeste permet explicar alguns fenòmens astronòmics i dissenyar missions realistes a l’espai. El model paradigmàtic usat ...
    • Dynamics and mission design near libration points, advanced methods for collinear points 

      Gómez, Gerard; Jorba, Angel; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Simó Torres, Carlos (2000)
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      Preface and table of contents of a forthcoming book published by World Scientific
    • Dynamics and mission design near libration points, advanced methods for triangular points 

      Gómez, Gerard; Jorba, Angel; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Simó Torres, Carlos (2000)
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      The final objective of this work is to understand, analyze and compute the kinds of motion that appear on a vicinity (may be a large vicinity) of the geometrically defined equilateral points of the Earth-Moon system, as a ...
    • Dynamics in the centre manifold around equilibrium points in periodically perturbed three-body problems 

      Le Bihan, Bastien; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Gomez Muntané, Gerard; Lizy-Destrez, Stephanie (2016)
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      A new application of the parameterization method is pre- sented to compute invariant manifolds about the equilib- rium points of Periodically Perturbed Three-Body Problems ( PPTBP ). These techniques are applied to obtain ...
    • Exposition du système du monde 

      Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de, 1749-1827 (Courcier, 1813)
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    • Formation flying in space borne artificial magnetic dipole field 

      Cheng, Yu; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Yuan, Jianping (2017)
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      In this paper, we consider a new dynamical scenario in which a constantly charged spacecraft (follower) moves near a leader spacecraft, which follows a circular Keplerian orbit around the Earth and generates a rotating ...
    • Four-body co-circular central configurations 

      Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria; Roberts, Gareth E. (2012-02)
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      We classify the set of central configurations lying on a common circle in the Newtonian four-body problem. Using mutual distances as coordinates, we show that the set of four-body co-circular central configurations with ...
    • Horseshoe motion in the Restricted three-body problem 

      Ollé Torner, Mercè; Barrabés Vera, Esther (2005-09)
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    • Impulsive transfers between lissajous libration point orbits 

      Canalias Vila, Elisabet; Cobos Lucas, Jordi; Masdemont Soler, Josep (2003)
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      A complete methodology for the transfer between two Lissajous orbits around the same collinear equilibrium point is developed making use of the geometry of the phase space around these points. The result of the study ...