- Trojan planet
A Trojan planet is a
planetorbiting in the Lagrangian pointof a star and a massive orbiting body, a gas giantor potentially a smaller companion star.
No Trojan planets are currently known to exist, so their existence is purely theoretical. However, some of Saturn's moons have smaller
Trojan moons, and Jupiter is bracketed by Trojan asteroids.
* [http://www.trojanplanets.appstate.edu/ A Search for Trojan Planets] Web page of group of astronomers searching for extra-solar Trojan Planets at Appalachian State University
List of objects at Lagrangian points
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