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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 798468, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/798468
Research Article

Stacked Central Configurations for the Spatial Nine-Body Problem

Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Huaiyin Institute of Technology, Huai'an 223003, China

Received 25 April 2013; Accepted 3 June 2013

Academic Editors: Y.-S. Piao and M. Shibata

Copyright © 2013 Su Xia and Deng Chunhua. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

We show the existence of the twisted stacked central configurations for the 9-body problem. More precisely, the position vectors , , , , and are at the vertices of a square pyramid ; the position vectors , , , and are at the vertices of a square .