## References for: Kepler's Planetary Laws

Version for printing

- A E L Davis: 'Some plane geometry from a cone: the focal distance of an ellipse at a glance',
*Mathematical Gazette*, forthcoming July 2007.
- A E L Davis: 'Kepler's Road to Damascus',
*Centaurus* 35 (1992) pp.156-157;
'Kepler's unintentional ellipse - a celestial detective story', *Mathematical Gazette* 82, no.493 (1998), p.42;
- A E L Davis: 'The Mathematics of the Area Law: Kepler's successful proof in
*Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae* (1621)', *Archive for History of Exact Sciences* 57, 5 (2003), especially Section 6.
- Isaac Newton:
*The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy*, London 1687.

JOC/EFR October 2006
The URL of this page is:

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/HistTopics/References/Keplers_laws.html