There seem to be several methods for calculating the orbital element. Newcomb, Laplace, Lagrange, Gauss, Olbers, ... I'm sure over time a new method came to light. However, what basically was the difference between a new method and the one it replaced? Improvements in calculations (computer), correct problems in a predecessor, simplifications, ...?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# The history of orbital element methods

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