# A newly discovered planet orbits a star with the same mass as the Sun with a semi-major axis of 239.36 million kilometers. Its orbital eccentricity is 0.1.A. Find the planet's orbital period.B. Find the planet's perihelion distance.C. Find the planet's aphelion distance.

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A newly discovered planet orbits a star with the same mass as the Sun with a semi-major axis of 239.36 million kilometers. Its orbital eccentricity is 0.1.
A. Find the planet's orbital period.
B. Find the planet's perihelion distance.
C. Find the planet's aphelion distance.

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Step 1

To calculate the planet's orbital period, we use the Kepler`s law,

Step 2

Here, p is period in years and a is length of semi-major axis in AU

The length semi-major axis, a = 239.36 million kilometers

In AU, a = 1.60002277359 AU

Therefore,

Step 3

Thus, planet`s orbital per...

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