English Title

Solution to a problem concerning astronomy

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

39

Fuss Index

625

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1740

Written Date

1740

Content Summary

According to Eneström, the problems are: Given the maximal equation of a planet, to find the eccentricity of its orbit; Given the eccentricity of the planetary orbit, to find the maximal equation; Given the eccentricity of the planetary orbit, to find the mean anomaly to which the maximal equation corresponds.

Original Source Citation

Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 7, pp. 97-98.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 2, Volume 28, pp.26-27.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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