Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

ASTR 6579: Celestial Mechanics

Credit Hours3
Cross-listed with

MAE 6720

Typically OfferedSpring

Course topics include description of orbits; 2-body and 3-body problems; Hill curves, libration points; osculating orbital elements, perturbation equations; effects of various forces; applications to spacecraft orbits and the solar system.