Question

Asked Sep 14, 2019

Match the missing [blank] word to the correct definition describing elliptical planetary orbits, applying ideas from

Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion . (If the first corresponds

to B, and the next 4 to C, enter BCCCC)

1) According to Kepler’s second law,

Jupiter will be traveling most slowly

around the Sun when at [blank].

A. semi-major axis

2) According to Kepler’s second law,

Pluto will be traveling fastest around

the Sun when at [blank].

B. focus

3) Earth orbits in the shape of a/an

[blank] around the Sun.

C. aphelion

4) The mathematical form of Kepler’s third law measures the period

in years, and the [blank] in AU.

D. ellipse

5) Earth is located at one [blank] of

the Moon’s orbit.

E. eccentricity

6) The extent to which Mars’ orbit

differs from a perfect circle is called

its [blank].

F. perihelion

Step 1

1) According to Kepler’s second law, Jupiter will be traveling most slowly around the Sun when at aphelion (C).

Step 2

2) According to Kepler’s second law, Pluto will be traveling fastest around the Sun when at perihelion (F).

Step 3

3) Earth orbits in the shape of an ...

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