Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

, Volume 41, Issue 7, pp 234–236 | Cite as

Exact periodic orbits in an asymmetric dynamical system

  • N. Caranicolas


Exact periodic orbits are found analytically in a time-independent, two-dimensional potential field. This potential is considered to represent stellar motion near the centre of a real elliptical galaxy, that shows small asymmetries due to the effect of companions. The theoretical results coincide with those given by numerical integration.


03.20 Classical mechanics of discrete systems: general mathematical aspects 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Caranicolas
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  1. 1.Astronomy DepartmentUniversity of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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