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Exploration of Chaotic Orbits Using the Lyapunov Exponent in the Restricted Three-Body Problem

Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Yaritza Durazo

Cindy Bujanda

"Implement variations in the parameters of in Duncan's Map model which are the Jacobi constant and the mass of the secondary particle to see if chaotic orbits appear. Implement the Lyapunov exponent to quantitatively identify chaotic orbits."

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