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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Basic assumptions
3 The equations governing forced isentropic oscillations of a spherically symmetric star
4 Apsidal motion due to the tidal deformation of a component of a close binary
5 Deviations of the classical apsidal-motion formula for binaries with an evolved main-sequence star
6 Concluding remarks

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