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n] be independent and identically distributed oblate spheroids with isotropic orientation.
We can now conveniently formulate astrophysical solutions for the equation in the next section; which are convergent in the exterior space time of a homogeneous massive oblate spheroid placed in empty space.
In our case, a shape transition from spherical to oblate spheroid was observed at an Eotvos number around unity.
The oblate spheroids are bouncing all over the greenery, where God paints the scenery (though Rodgers and Hart did it first).