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Formulation of the Post-Newtonian Equations of Motion of the Restricted Three Body Problem

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In the present work the geodesic equation represents the equations of motion of the particles along the geodesics is derived. The deviation of the curved space-time metric tensor from that of the Minkowski tensor is considered as a perturbation. The quantities is expanded in powers of c-2. The equations of motion of the relativistic three body problem in the PN formalism are obtained.

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F. Abd El-Salam and S. El-Bar, "Formulation of the Post-Newtonian Equations of Motion of the Restricted Three Body Problem," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 155-164. doi: 10.4236/am.2011.22018.


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