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14: General Perturbation Theory

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    Thumbnail: Animation showing the relationship between the five Lagrangian points (red) of a planet (blue) orbiting a star (yellow), and the gravitational potential in the plane containing the orbit (grey surface with purple contours of equal potential). Image used with permission (CC BY-SA 4.0; cmglee).