60-degree separation of L4 and L5 Lagrange points Named after Joseph Louis Lagrange, who calculated points L4 and L5
Lagrange point (plural Lagrange points) (astrophysics) a point in an the orbital configuration of a two-body system where a small object affected only by gravity can theoretically be stationary relative to the two larger objects 2013 July 28, Megan Gannon, “Spacecraft Sees Giant 'Hole' In the Sun”, news.yahoo.com, accessed on 2013-07-29: The $1.27-billion (1 billion euros) SOHO satellite was launched in 1995 and is flying a joint mission between NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA). It watches solar activity from an orbit about the Lagrange Point 1, a gravitationally stable spot between Earth and the sun that is about 932,000 miles (1.5 million kilometers) from our planet.
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