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85: Astronomy and astrophysics


Introduction

Astronomy and astrophysics: as celestial mechanics is, mathematically, part of Mechanics of Particles (!), the principal applications in this area appear to be concerning the structure, evolution, and interaction of stars and galaxies.

History

Applications and related fields

For celestial mechanics, See 70F15. [Schematic of subareas and related areas]

Subfields

There is only one division (85A) but it is subdivided:

This is one of the smallest areas in the Math Reviews database.

Browse all (old) classifications for this area at the AMS.


Textbooks, reference works, and tutorials

Software and tables

Astronomy and Astrophysics packages from the Computer Physics Communications program library.

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Selected topics at this site


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