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Integration of Few Body Celestial Systems Implementing Explicit Numerical Methods.

  title={Integration of Few Body Celestial Systems Implementing Explicit Numerical Methods.},
  author={Achilleas Mavrakis and Konstantinos Kritos},
  journal={arXiv: Computational Physics},
The $N$-body problem is of historical significance because it was the first implementation of the Newtonian dynamical laws for the description of our Solar System. Motivated by this, the project's goal is to revisit this problem for small $N$ and find a solution for the trajectories of specific two-body and three-body configurations as well as the planetary orbits of our Solar System using a fourth order Runge-Kutta explicit iterative method. We find an adequate agreement in our results with… 

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