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Celestial Mechanics Problems

  • Horst Leipholz

Abstract

The equations of motion of central force motion of a point mass are given by
(2.2.1)
If the attracting force directed to the center satisfies Newton’s laws, we have
(2.1.2)
r and γ are the polar coordinates of motion, m and M are the masses of the two bodies, and γ and K are certain constants.

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Reference

  1. 1.
    Leontovic, A. M., Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 143, 525–528 1962.MathSciNetGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Horst Leipholz
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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