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On the secular motion of the jovian planets

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 May 2016

M. Ghil
Affiliation:
IGPP, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567
F. Varadi
Affiliation:
IGPP, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567
W. M. Kaula
Affiliation:
IGPP, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567

Abstract

The motion of the Jovian planets is investigated using Hamiltonian perturbation theory and numerical integrations. Experiments varying the mass of Neptune exhibit 1:1 secular resonance between the perihelion motions of Jupiter and Uranus.

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Part II - Planets and Moon: Theory and Ephemerides
Copyright
Copyright © Kluwer 1996 

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