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.
- Celestial mechanics, stellar dynamics
- Kuiper Belt
- Methods: numerical
- Planets and satellites: general
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Space and Planetary Science