Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 10 - Think and Explain: 69


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Kepler's first law (page 196) states that the body being orbited is located at a focus of the satellite's elliptical path (for a circular path, the body must be at the center). For a satellite, the plane of the orbit always intersects the center of the body it is orbiting.
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