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Re: Area of ellipse between major axis and ray through focus, given angle

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  • Subject: [mg71685] Re: Area of ellipse between major axis and ray through focus, given angle
  • From: "Narasimham" <mathma18 at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2006 03:49:23 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ek96ij$fd5$1@smc.vnet.net>

Kelly Jones wrote:
> 1) an ellipse with eccentricity "ec", one focus on the origin, and the major axis along the x-axis
> 2) a ray through the origin at angle theta to the x-axis
> What Mathematica function gives the relation/inverse relation between
> the angle theta and the area of the ellipse between the x-axis and the ray?

(In the previous post I was referring to the well known Kepler's
Equation,which should be studied at first.)

Narasimham


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