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Celestial Mechanics

  • Eugene F. Milone
  • William J. F. Wilson
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Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)

Abstract

Celestial mechanics is the topic of this chapter. The 2-body solution is given, the restricted 3-and n-body solutions discussed, and the effects of perturbations on the orbital elements are treated in detail. Tidal friction and its effects in the Earth-Moon system, spin-orbit and orbit-orbit resonances are discussed.

Keywords

Solar System Orbital Element Orbital Plane Celestial Mechanic True Anomaly 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene F. Milone
    • 1
  • William J. F. Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Physics & AstronomyUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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