Kepler's Equation for Parabolic and Near-Parabolic Orbits

Description:Solves Kepler’s equation for heliocentric parabolic and near-parabolic orbits. It is based on the numerical method described in Chapter 4 of "Astronomy on the Personal Computer" by Oliver Montenbruck and Thomas Pfleger. This algorithm uses a modified form of Barker’s equation and Stumpff functions to solve this problem.
Filename:demo_kepler4.zip
ID:9465
Author:C. Deagle, Jr.
Downloaded file size:296,845 bytes
Size on calculator:9 KB
Platforms:Prime  
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Primary category:Science
Languages:ENG  
File date:2022-09-06 12:53:58
Creation date:2022-09-06
Source code:Included
Download count:107
Version history:2023-05-28: Added to site
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     8462  2022-09-06 12:44   demo_kepler4.hpprgm
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     3747  2022-09-06 12:45   demo_kepler4.txt
   318924  2012-11-12 07:09   kepler.pdf
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