I am learning about General Relativity. The planetary orbits can be calculated with more precision especially Mercury. I am stuck on how to get from the Schwarzschild Metric:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a four variable Differential Equation

to a radius(r,theta,phi,t) and velocity(r,theta,phi,t) of a single planet in an ecliptical orbit around a single sun in a somewhat inertial space.

Any hints or suggestions would be helpful!

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# Planetary Orbits calculated from the Metric

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