|Oct25-08, 06:56 PM||#1|
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
The period of a comet orbit is 100 years. As its closests approach is 0.37 AU from the sun. What is the semi-major axis of the comet's orbit? How far does it get from the sun?
2. Relevant equations
(T1/T2)^2 = (s1/s2)^3
3. The attempt at a solution
I dont even know where to begin with this problem any help would be really appreciated.
|Oct26-08, 12:09 AM||#2|
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