[LMB] Lagrange points

Peter Hews Peterhews at protonmail.com
Sat Oct 16 10:57:12 BST 2021


On Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 11:51, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> Some time ago we were discussing orbits (with and without regards to
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> Soletta).
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> Scott Manley just published a video on Langrange points which explains
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> it in the clearest way I've see so far, including on things like why
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> some are more stable than others. I know the graphics he uses will help
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> me visualize them from now on.
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PHvDj4TDfM
>
We know a song about that, don't we, boys and girls?

"Home, home on Lagrange,
Where the space debris always collects.
We possess so it seems two of man's greatest dreams,
Solar power and zero-G sex."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_on_Lagrange_(The_L5_Song)

Peter Hews

Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.



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