Retrograde Orbits in Ring Configurations of N Bodies

  title={Retrograde Orbits in Ring Configurations of N Bodies},
  author={T. Kalvouridis},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
New families of simple, double and triple periodic symmetric retrograde orbits in various ring configurations are presented in this paper, providing new information on the dynamic behavior of such many-body systems. The evolution of the characteristic curves and of their orbits-members is discussed as well as their most prominent qualitative aspects. 
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