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    Keplers 3rd Law

    Kepler's 3rd Law states that: WHICH ONE?


    The squares of the synodic periods of the planets are proportional to the cubes of the semiminor axes.


    The squares of the sideral periods of the planets are proportional to the cubes of the semimajor axes.


    The cubes of the synodic periods of the planets are proportional to the squares of the semiminor axes.


    The cubes of the sideral periods of the planets are proportional to the squares of the semimajor axes.


    The cubes of the sideral periods of the planets are proportional to the cubes of the semimajor axes.

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    See here>>http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/circles/u6l4a.cfm


     


    The third law states that the ratio of the squares of the orbital period for two planets is equal to the ratio of the cubes of their mean orbit radius. This indicates that the length of time for a planet to orbit the Sun increases rapidly with the increase of the radius of the planet's orbit.


    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Kepler's+3rd+law



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