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IV.  celestial mechanics

  1. ptolemy, copernicus and galileo
  2. kepler's laws
    1. planetary distances
    2. kepler's first law
    3. kepler's second law
    4. kepler's third law
  3. newton's laws
    1. newton's laws of motion
    2. newton's law of gravitation
    3. newton's derivation of kepler's laws
    4. orbital motion
  4. example problems

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