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Angela AdjeiMs. Morel3rd Block11/28/16When you think about conics you don’t think about things in the world we could relate them to. One of the things that conics can be found in is Planetary orbits. And also comets that have elliptical, parabolic, or hyperbolic orbits. So we ask the question what is planetary orbits and what does conics have to do with it. Planetary orbits are the parts all the planets take while surrounding the sun. “All the planets are orbiting in a counterclockwise direction” (Planetary Orbits). And the paths they take create conics which we are taught in school.Kepler was philosopher who believed in Copernicus' picture had a mystical belief that the circle was the Universe’s perfect shape, and that as a manifestation of divine order, the planets’ orbits must be circular. “ For many years, he struggled to make Brahe’s observations of the motions of Mars match up with a circular orbit. However, Kepler noticed that an imaginary

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Term
Spring
Professor
Mrs.Philips
Tags
Biology, Comets, Orbits, Tycho Brahe, Planet, Kepler s laws of planetary motion, Johannes Kepler, planetary orbits

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