Solution to a problem concerning astronomy
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.