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Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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The Legend of Stonehenge
Stonehenge has fascinated thousands of people throughout the ages, even today people are still wondering about the origins of the mysterious Stonehenge. Today's scientists and historians are still unable to come to a solid theory of when, why, by whom, and...
Earth Mysteries >> Mystic Places
The Crystallization of Truth
There exists One Indivisible Truth , around which all other concepts and systems revolve. Around this central Sun of Reality, every philosophy, religion and social ideal orbits without fail. The search for this essential essence has been a primary focus...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy

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Possibility of collision between co-orbital asteroids and the Earth
It also crosses the orbits of Venus and Mars.
Horsing Around on Saturn
argument, we give a detailed description of so-called horseshoe orbits and show that this horseshoeing phenomenon greatly stabilizes the rings of Saturn.
Some periodic orbits in the restricted three-body problem, for ĩ > 0
Novel Analysis of Tadpole and Horseshoe Orbits
A simple analysis of tadpole and horseshoe orbits is performed using a new perturbation technique.

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NMSU Engineer looks for ways to limit damage caused by space debris
Special "tadpole" and "horseshoe" orbits that weave back and forth at approximately the moon's distance among the L3, L4, and L5 Lagrange points will also be investigated for their coverage characteristics and applicability to military missions.

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Horseshoe orbit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A horseshoe orbit is a type of co-orbital motion of a small orbiting body relative to a larger orbiting body (such as Earth).
Earth-Companion Asteroid Discovered in Horseshoe-Shaped Orbit
Apr 5, 2011 Earth shares its orbit around the Sun with an asteroid in an exotic horseshoe- shaped orbit, say astronomers.
Earth Has A Companion Asteroid With a Weird Orbit
Apr 6, 2011 In this graphic of a horseshoe orbit from NASA, Horseshoe orbits follow contour lines that enclose Lagrange points L3, L4 & L5.
New horseshoe orbit Earth-companion asteroid discovered
Apr 6, 2011 (PhysOrg.
gravity - How do horseshoe orbits work? - Physics - Stack Exchange
Apr 9, 2011 An asteroid was recently discovered that is in a horseshoe orbit with respect to the earth. Is there an intuitive explanation for these orbits?

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