two body central force problem

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at perihelion , a particle mass m in an elliptical orbit in a gravitational 1/r potential receives an impulse of m(delta v) in the radial direction . Find the semi major axis and eccentricity of the new elliptical orbit in terms of the old ellipse's parameters . By how much has the angle of the perihelion rotated ?

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