On the Last Brown Conjecture

  • B. Garfinkel
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 127)


In 1911 E.W. Brown conjectured that the family of the long-periodic “horseshoes” in the theory of the Trojan asteroids terminates in an asymptotic orbit that passes through the Lagrangian point L2 at t = ± ∞


Publishing Company Celestial Mechanics Lagrangian Point Space Dynamics Trojan Asteroid 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Garfinkel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AstronomyYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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