Asked Nov 7, 2019

State and explain the implications of each of Kepler's three laws of planetary motion.


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Step 1

First Law:

All planets move about the Sun in elliptical orbits, with the Sun at one of the focus. It implies that the planet revolves around the Sun in a well-defined orbit which is elliptical in nature.

Step 2

Second Law:

A radius vector joining any planet to the Sun sweeps out equal areas in equal lengths of time. It implies that the planet mov...

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