Re: Lagrange points

From: Robert G Fenske Jr (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 06:26:24 PDT

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    On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, [iso-8859-2] Antonín Vítek wrote:
    > I disagree.  Lagrangian points L1 thru L5 are present in EACH two-body system,
    > eg. Sun-Earth (this is descrived in cited e-mail), but also in e.g. Sun-Jupiter
    > system (there are in the vicinity of point L3 and L4 asteroids called Troians).
    	Actually, these are the L4 and L5 points, and lead and trail the
    small body by 60 degrees:
                                 ..... L4
                    large                 small
           L3 ----- body ---------- L1 -- body -- L2
                                 ..... L5
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