On the Comparison of Numerical Theories of Orbital Motion
The numerical study of the motion of the closest natural satellite, the Moon, provides a means to examine the general concept of a numerical theory, as opposed to a simple ephemeris. Attempts to reconcile a discrepancy between our calculations and those of Oesterwinter and Cohen permit some conclusions on the documentation required for such a theory to be complete.
KeywordsNumerical Theory Acceleration Model Lunar Laser Range Page Cost Geocentric Motion
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