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Geometric Mechanics and the Dynamics of Asteroid Pairs

Cendra, Hernán and Marsden, Jerrold E. (2005) Geometric Mechanics and the Dynamics of Asteroid Pairs. Dynamical Systems, 20 (1). pp. 3-21. ISSN 1468-9367.

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This paper studies, using the technique of Lagrangian reduction, the geometric mechanics of a pair of asteroids in orbit about each other under mutual gravitational attraction.

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Additional Information:© 2005 Taylor & Francis Ltd. December, 2003; this version June 18, 2004. Received 16 April 2004; in final form 12 July 2004. We thank Steven Brunton, Eva Kanso, Wang-Sang Koon, Martin Lo, Tudor Ratiu, Shane Ross, Dan Scheeres for their interest and remarks. This research was partially supported by NSF grant DMS-0204474
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