Dynamics of possible Trojan planets in binary systems

R. Schwarz, Á Süli, R. Dvorak

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Abstract

This paper is devoted to the dynamical stability of possible Trojan planets in binaries and in binary systems where one of the substellar companions is not larger than a brown dwarf. Using numerical integrations, we investigated how the size of the stable region around the Lagrangian point L4 depends on the mass parameter and the eccentricity of the secondary star. An additional goal of this work was to create a catalogue of all possible candidates, which could be useful for future observations to detect such objects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2085-2090
Number of pages6
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume398
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2009

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Keywords

  • Celestial mechanics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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