Trojan point

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The Trojan points (red, labelled L4 and L5) are located 60-degrees ahead and behind the secondary (blue), on its orbit around the primary (yellow).

Derived from the term Trojan asteroid

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Trojan point (plural Trojan points)

  1. (astrophysics) the L4 and L5 Lagrange points of the Sun-Jupiter orbital configuration
  2. (astrophysics) by extension, any L4 and L5 Lagrange points

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