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Paper: On the Stability of Homographic N-body Configurations
Volume: 209, Small Galaxy Groups, IAU Colloquium 174
Page: 453
Authors: Mylläri, A. A.
Abstract: Stability of expanding homographic configurations formed by an even number of bodies of equal mass and placed at the vertices of regular polygons and polyhedrons is studied. It is shown that for every configuration considered, there is always an unstable perturbation that divides the system into pairs of bodies.
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