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by 19683
Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Gravity Simulator
Topic: r^-5 "Orbital Decay"?
Replies: 22
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Re: r^-5 "Orbital Decay"?

I noticed something else too. r^-2 creates stable eliptical orbits, but r^-1 creates eliptical orbits which precess, creating "doughnut holes". To see this, use the following code: Gravity Fun at TestTubeGames.com: [ForceG: -1,Qual: 1,Zoom: 1,xSet: 0,ySet: 0], [x0: 11,y0: -16,vx: 0,vy: 0,t0: 0,who: ...