Isaac Scientific Publishing

Advances in Astrophysics

Calculation of Apsidal Precession via Perturbation Theory

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DOI: 10.22606/adap.2019.43003


  • L.Barbieri
    DIMAI Department of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Florence, Italy
  • F. Talamucci*
    DIMAI Department of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Florence, Italy


The calculus of apsidal precession frequencies of the planets is developed by means of a perturbation technique. A model of concentric rings (ring model), suitable for improving calculations, is introduced. Conclusive remarks concerning a comparison between the theoretical, the calculated and the observed data of the precession frequencies are performed.


Orbital Mechanics, apsidal precession frequencies, ring model


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