Mathematical Theories of Planetary Motions
by Otto Dziobek
Publisher: The Register Pub. Co. 1892
Number of pages: 314
This work is intended not merely as an introduction to the special study of astronomy, but rather for the student of mathematics who desires an insight into the creations of his masters in this field. The author has endeavored to meet this need and at the same time to produce a book which shall be so near the present state of the science as to include recent investigations and to indicate unsettled questions.
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by J. B. Tatum
The text covers gravitational field and potential, celestial sphere, time, planetary motions, the two body problem, computation of an ephemeris, astrometry, calculation of orbital elements, perturbation theory, binary stars, and more.
by George W. Collins, II - Pachart Pub House
The notions of Hamiltonians and Lagrangians are as vital today as they were a century ago and anyone who aspires to a career in astronomy should be exposed to them. There are also items unique to astronomy to which an aspirant should be exposed.
by J.D. Mireles James - Rutgers University
These are notes about some elementary topics in celestial mechanics. They focus primarily on numerical methods for studying n-body problems, but they include enough background material so that they are readable outside the context of that course.
by Forest Ray Moulton - The MacMillan Company
This is an excellent textbook covering not only celestial mechanics, but a wide range of astrophysics topics. The coverage and detail this book deals with is by no means introductory, and is written for the college level student in mathematics.