New central configurations for the planar 5-body problem

Jaume Llibre, Luis Fernando Mello

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In this paper we show the existence of three new families of planar central configurations for the 5-body problem with the following properties: three bodies are on the vertices of an equilateral triangle and the other two bodies are on a perpendicular bisector. © 2007 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-149
JournalCelestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2008


  • 5-Body problem
  • Planar central configurations


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