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Celestial Mechanics by J. B. Tatum

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Celestial Mechanics
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The text covers mathematical introduction, gravitational field and potential, celestial sphere, time, planetary motions, the two body problem in two dimensions, computation of an ephemeris, photographic and CCD astrometry, calculation of orbital elements, general perturbation theory, equivalent potential and the restricted three-body problem, visual and spectroscopic binary stars.

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