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[9] M. Šuvakov, Numerical Search for Periodic Solutions in the Vicinity of the Figure-Eight Orbit: Slaloming around Singularities on the Shape Sphere, Celest. Mech. Dyn. Astron. 119, 369 (2014). arXiv:1312.7002

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[12] Matthew Sheen (2016) "3 Body Problem - Periodic Solutions" YouTube

[13] Shanghai group solutions:
  • Xiaoming Li , Shijun Liao, "Collisionless periodic orbits in the free-fall three-body problem," New Astronomy 70 (2019) 22–26 gallery
  • Li XM and Liao SJ. "More than six hundred new families of Newtonian periodic planar collisionless three-body orbits," Sci China Phys Mech Astron 2017; 60: 129511. gallery
  • Xiaoming LI, Yipeng JING, and Shijun LIAO, "Over a thousand new periodic orbits of a planar three-body system with unequal masses," Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan (2018) 00 (0), 1–7 gallery


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