12-15 July 2011
Saint George Hotel
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Theoretical derivation of an equation for planetary distances from the sun

Presented by Prof. Pieter WAGENER on 14 Jul 2011 from 11:00 to 11:15
Type: Oral Presentation
Session: APSS
Track: Track D1 - Astrophysics

Content

<p>Applying the quantisation of action variables to a theory of gravitation one derives discrete values for planetary distances from the sun. The calculated values agree with the observed values of all the planets. The derived equation also applies to the exoplanets. The application is similar to that of the Wilson-Sommerfeld rule for atomic orbits.

Level (Hons, MSc, PhD, other)?

Hons to PhD

Consider for a student award (Yes / No)?

No

Short Paper

Yes

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Room: Acro2


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