By Rudolf Dvorak, F. Freistetter, Jürgen Kurths
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RN , t) = 0 with i = 1, 2, . . , R and R ≤ 3N − 1. The constraints determine the direction of the constraint force C. Using this property, equation (71) can be solved. A constraint restricts the motion of a particle on a surface – but not inside the surface. Thus, the constraint force has only a component orthogonal to the surface: h (r, t) = 0 → C || ∇h (r, t) (77) where ∇ is the Nabla operator. Now we can make the following ansatz for the constraint force C: C (r, t) = α (t) · ∇h (r, t) (78) where α (t) is a unknown function.
His main contribution to the R3BP was the introduction of a synodic coordinate system, where the two massive bodies have ﬁxed positions. 30 28 29 30 The actual value for a given date has to be computed from the respective formula given in the Nautical Almanac. Leonhard Euler (1707 – 1783) Later in this chapter we will see, that this problem can be regarded as a generalization of the MacMillan problem, where a massless body moves up and down in between two equally massive bodies. Stability and Chaos in Planetary Systems 51 Fig.
23: r2 ∆f = abπ N (156) where abπ is the area of the ellipse and N the number of sections. By introducing the orbital period U one obtains with (151) abπ 1 1 U = c∆t = c N 2 2 N and thus c= 2πab nap = nab = √ U 1 − e2 (157) (158) where 2π (159) U is the mean motion of the body which is related to the mean anomaly M (see Fig. 24) by M = nt (160) n= Equation (158) can be transformed by using (148): c = nab = n pa3 = na2 nap 1 − e2 = √ 1 − e2 (161) Stability and Chaos in Planetary Systems 41 Fig. 24.