Wednesday 9 April 2014

Astronomy Scrapbook Thursday 10th April 2014

On This Day
10th April 1813 death of Joseph Louis Lagrange

Possibly the greatest mathematician of the 18th century Joseph Lagrange is best known for the Langrangian points, these are the 5 locations around a planet`s orbit where the gravitational forces and the orbital motion of the space craft, Sun and planets create a stable location from which to make observations.

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