We discuss the equilibrium solutions of four different types of collinear four-body problems having two pairs of equal masses. Two of these four-body models are symmetric about the center-of-mass while the other two are non-symmetric.We define two mass ratios as 𝜇1 = 𝑚1/𝑀T and 𝜇2 = 𝑚2/MT, where 𝑚1 and 𝑚2 are the two unequal masses and 𝑀T is the total mass of the system. We discuss the existence of continuous family of equilibrium solutions for all the four types of four-body problems.
Volume 40 | Issue 3
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