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Theory of Motion of the Heavenly Bodies Moving about the Sun in Conic Sections: A Translation of Theoria Motus

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In 1801, a young mathematician stunned the scientific world by using the modest mathematical tools of algebra and trigonometry to solve the complex problem of calculating planetary orbits. He explains his methods in this volume, which is suitable for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students and remains a vital reference in modern astronomical computation and celestial mechanics.

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ISBN:
9780486439068
Subtitle:
A Translation of Theoria Motus
Translator:
Davis, Charles Henry
Translator:
Davis, Charles Henry
Author:
Gauss, Karl Friedrich
Author:
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Dover Phoenix Editions
Publication Date:
20040910
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
13 figs.
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.64 lb

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