Resonant and Secular Orbital Interactions

  title={Resonant and Secular Orbital Interactions},
  author={Douglas P. Hamilton and J. A. Yorke}
Title of Dissertation: RESONANT AND SECULAR ORBITAL INTERACTIONS Ke Zhang, Doctor of Philosophy, 2007 Dissertation directed by: Professor Douglas P. Hamilton Department of Astronomy In stable solar systems, planets remain in nearly elliptical orbits around their stars. Over longer timescales, however, their orbital shapes and sizes change due to mutual… CONTINUE READING