All the angles are 60 degrees!

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Dominic Ford
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A correction to my previous post. Seen from the Sun, L4/5 are both 60 degrees away from the Earth. Seen from the Earth, L4/5 are both 60 degrees away from the Sun.

The Sun, Earth, and L4/5 form equilateral triangles, with all three interior angles being 60 degrees, and all the sides being 1 AU.