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Orbit Program Feature Summary

Type:
Featured Simulation
Title:
Orbit Program
Description:
The Orbit program displays the dynamics of multiple massive objects interacting gravitationally.  The default scenario shows the figure-eight orbit of three particles first discovered by Montgomery.   Additional particles and their initial positions and velocities can be specified.
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July 6, 2008 - June 6, 2011
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