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Kepler's Second Law Physics Gravity Gravitational Force

05/07/18

A planet is orbiting a star when the star’s gravity suddenly vanishes. The planet thenheads outward along a straight line. Is Kepler’s second law still obeyed?

A planet is orbiting a star when the star’s gravity suddenly vanishes. The planet then obeys Newton’s First law and heads outward along a straight line. Is Kepler’s second law still obeyed? That is... more

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