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The center of mass is somewhere between the sermon and communion.
Yes, but it would be a brave man, in the company of a load of hairy bikers, to get pedantic about Physics!
Hi Brex,Found this on Lagrange points:...sorry, you cannot view external links. To see them, please
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Quote from: Saganist on 13/02/2008 07:19:46Hi Brex,Found this on Lagrange points:www.space.com/php/popup/lagrange/lagrange3.html [nofollow]Cheers.SaganistNice animation but I wonder whether it would be any easier to put an asteroid (i.e. less energy involved) in the stable Lagrangian points than to put it in any other orbit around Earth at a similar distance. Would its actual location in an LP actually be an advantage? The potential well in the vicinity of the LP is very shallow.
Hi Brex,Found this on Lagrange points:www.space.com/php/popup/lagrange/lagrange3.html [nofollow]Cheers.Saganist
They would be the only two stable orbital points anywhere near the lunar orbit.
I understand that the two stable LPs may be occupied by a certain amount of clutter already. Never know what you might find there!