Curve for chain in NON-homogeneous gravitational field?
From Gene Partlow@21:1/5 to All on Thu May 18 02:45:51 2017
What would be the equation and curve for a perfect chain suspended in an non-homogeneous gravitational field, analogous to the catenary or
cosine, which would be the locus taken in a homogeneous field?
Eg: As an example, consider the curve taken by such a chain suspended
from the tops of a pair of ~five-thousand-mile-high towers, which have
separated by, say, a few thousand miles distance, on a static Earth.