**Introductory Astronomy Lecture Series**

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# Astronomy Lesson 02_04: Newton's Laws as well as his Guidelines

We finally get to Newton’s Laws of Motion, and his Law of Gravity. We also talk about centers of mass and other things related to the understanding of orbits. They provide a framework for predicting the motions of the planets around the Sun. And how everything moves.

- Newton’s Laws
- Newton’s “Principia”
- “Calculus Made Easy”
- Newton's Derivation of Kepler's Laws
- A more detailed derivation
- Momentum
- Momentum
- Center of Mass
- Earth-Moon Barycenter
- Albireo double star