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Trojan Asteroids
Asteroids caught near the Lagrangian points in a planet's orbit, 60° ahead of and 60° behind the planet. The original Trojans were connected to Jupiter's orbit, but the term is used to designate asteroids or other similar bodies in a relation to any large planet.
 
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Initially published on 09 January 2002.

 
 
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