The orbital periods of three of Jupiter's Moons have a ratio
and the orbital periods of and Pluto and Neptune have a ratio
of 3:2. Such a resonance, where there is a simple integer
ratio between the periods is called a celestial mechanics,dynamics,orbits,kinematics)Referenced by:
Corotation Resonance (CR) Kirkwood Gap Lindblad Torque Q Factor Tidal Heating |