my math is miserable so go easy here. if a star has an elliptical shape, say due to very fast rotation, [no, not nuetrons or binaries, just plain elliptical] how does this effect the newtonian geavity field? GR way way too complex. what i would realy like to see is a nice simple algrebraic function for the field strength as a function of the angle away from the axis of the [presumed] rotation. for great simplification, assume the star has uniform density. maybe i should talk about asteroids.