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    Eccentricity to Flattening (oblateness)

    I've got a notional figure for the eccentricity of the shape of the oblate planet Beta Pictoris b; (0.369) how do I convert this into flattening (oblateness) for use in Celestia?
    Last edited by eburacum45; 2019-Nov-25 at 10:08 PM. Reason: oblateness not obliquity

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