I am looking for good sources that discuss both Kerr and Schwarzschild particle orbits (geodesics). Most sources write down the geodesic equations, constants of motion and the Hamiltonian, but do not have much discussion on consequences. I would appreciate a good book / source that discusses black hole orbits more in detail (where things like bound orbits as a function of the constants of motion and preferably the distribution function would be emphasized).


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    $\begingroup$ Check out N. Straumann, General Relativity (2013) or the canonical S. Chandrasekhar, The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes (1983). $\endgroup$ – Ryan Unger Nov 25 '15 at 13:42
  • $\begingroup$ @Ocelo7 N. Straumann's book is exactly what I was looking for :) if you like, you could add it as an answer $\endgroup$ – Otto Nov 27 '15 at 7:53
  • $\begingroup$ @0celo7 bump :) $\endgroup$ – Otto Jan 11 '16 at 6:29

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