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Consider the study of the motion of a two bodies system interacting with only gravitational forces.

If the two bodies (or even one of them) has not spherical symmetry, how will you proceed? Indeed the earth and the moon does not have spherical symmetry mass distributions but normally we consider them as..

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: The spherical symmetry of massive bodies

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