An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics

@inproceedings{Fitzpatrick2012AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics},
  author={Richard Fitzpatrick},
  year={2012}
}
Preface 1. Newtonian mechanics 2. Newtonian gravity 3. Keplerian orbits 4. Orbits in central force-fields 5. Rotating reference frames 6. Lagrangian mechanics 7. Rigid body rotation 8. Three-body problem 9. Secular perturbation theory 10. Lunar motion Appendix A: useful mathematics Appendix B: derivation of Lagrange planetary equations Appendix C: expansion of orbital evolution equations Bibliography Index. 
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The third (mostly) excluded topic is astrodynamics: the application of Newtonian dynamics to the design and analysis of orbits for artificial satellites and space probes
  • Interested readers are directed to Bate, Mueller, and White (1977). The final excluded topic is the determination of the orbits of celestial objects from observational data. Interested readers are again directed to Danby (1992).
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