I'm trying to study a proof for a quiz right now, and even though I have the answer, I don't get it because I don't understand what an orbit is. I got no definition in class, and can't find anything in the book. I looked on wikipedia, but that was completely over my head.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Can someone please explain an orbit as simply as possible, and perhaps with an example?

Thank you!

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# Explain an orbit

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