A stability study of Kuiper Belt binaries

I. Nagy, Á Süli, B. Érdi

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The dynamical structure of the orbital element space of seven Kuiper Belt binary systems is studied by numerical methods in the model of the spatial elliptic restricted three-body problem. It is shown that three systems have an extended region of stability where additional satellites could exist.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)797-800
Number of pages4
JournalAstronomische Nachrichten
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2007


  • Celestial mechanics, stellar dynamics
  • Kuiper Belt
  • Methods: numerical
  • Planets and satellites: general

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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