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How is eccentricity of an orbit affected by the angular momentum of the orbiting body (mathematically, that is)? How does torque affect angular momentum? How is a torque exerted? What is a torque?
All of the following is at the level of Newton-Kepler orbits.Originally posted by StephenPrivitera
How is eccentricity of an orbit affected by the angular momentum of the orbiting body (mathematically, that is)? How does torque affect angular momentum? How is a torque exerted? What is a torque?