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The Use of Computer Algorithms in the Construction of a Theory of the Long-Period Perturbations of Saturn’s Satellite Hyperion

  • P. J. Message
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Abstract

This paper briefly indicates some computer-based techniques which have been developed in the construction of a theory of the long-period perturbations of the orbit of Saturn’s satellite Hyperion, in the method used to expand the disturbing function and its derivatives, in the fitting into the theory of observationally-derived values of the co-efficients of the main long-period terms, and in the construction of a differential correction system to find a dynamically consistent set of values of these co-efficients.

Keywords

Period Perturbation Differential Correction Disturbing Function Double Fourier Series Algol Programme 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Message
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  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical PhysicsThe UniversityLiverpoolUK

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