## Lagrangian point

La·gran·gi·an pointnoun

*Astronomy*Any of five points in the orbital plane of two bodies, one of which is much larger than the other, at which a third, even smaller body will remain in gravitational equilibrium. Bodies located at Lagrangian points appear stationary with respect to the larger two bodies. Also called

*Lagrange point*.

Origin of Lagrangian point

After Comte Joseph Louis**Lagrange**.

## lagrangian-point

Noun

(*plural* Lagrangian points)

- (astrophysics) Alternative form of
*Lagrange point*.