New Periodic Solutions to the n-Body Problem

Shown here by default is Henon 15. The orbits shown here were discovered by Henon in his 1976 paper.

The following orbits are unstable: 15-25, 27, 28. The rest are stable.

Use the pull-down menu below to check out other new orbits.

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The IAS15 integrator is a new high-precision integrator by Rein and Spiegel.

Updated 2013 Feb 27