Why is mercury obit elliptical? Is it because of the curvature of spacetime caused by the presence of sun such that the mercury moves in that orbit otherwise known as geodesics? However what about the other planets like earth that orbits in a circular orbit? Is is just that that is their geodesics and attempt to explain such orbits through the curvature of spacetime is impossible due to the our inability to percieve the 4 dimensional spacetime?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Mercury elliptical orbit

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