35th Meeting of the AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy, April 2004
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Session 8. Techniques

Oral, Friday, April 23, 2004, 9:30am-12:55pm

8.01 Orbit Determination with Very Short Arcs: Admissible Regions
G.F. Gronchi, A. Milani, M. de'Michieli Vitturi (Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa), Z. Knezevic (Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade)
8.02 Orbit Determination with Very Short Arcs: Preliminary Orbits and Identifications
A. Milani, G.F. Gronchi, Z. Knezevic, M.E. Sansaturio (Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa)
8.03 The Physical Meaning and Application of Gauge Freedom in Orbital Mechanics
W. I. Newman (University of California, Los Angeles), Michael Efroimsky (U. S. Naval Observatory, Washington)

Coffee Break

8.04 Averaged Gauge Theory with Applications to the Analysis of J2-Perturbed Dynamics
P. Gurfil (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)
8.05 A fully analytical approach to the harmonic development of the tide-generating potential accounting for precession, nutation, and perturbations due to figure and planetary terms.
S. Casotto, F. Biscani (Universita' di Padova - Dipartimento di Astronomia)
8.06 Structuring Eccentric-narrow Planetary Rings
M. D. Melita, J.C.B. Papaloizou (U. London)
8.07 On the Orbital Evolution of Satellites near the Equator of a Precessing Planet
M. Efroimsky, M.A. Murison (U.S. Naval Observatory)
8.08 Radio-wave propagation in the non-Gaussian interstellar medium
S. Boldyrev (U. Chicago), C. R. Gwinn (U. California, Santa Barbara)
8.09 The Formation of Galactic Magnetic Fields
J. Maron, E. Blackman (University of Rochester), A. Schekochihin (Cambridge University), G. Field (Harvard University), B. Chandran (University of Iowa), S. Cowley (Imperial College, London), J. McWilliams (UCLA)

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