AstroPhysics37 - B. 8 years C. 16 years D. 64 years We need...

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Example:___ An asteroid orbits the Sun at an average distance ___ a = 4 AU. How long does it take to orbit the Sun? Hint: Remember that p 2 = a 3 A. 4 years
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Unformatted text preview: B. 8 years C. 16 years D. 64 years We need to find p so that p 2 = a 3 Since a = 4, a 3 = 4 3 = 64 Therefore p = 8, p 2 = 8 2 = 64...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Mubarek during the Fall '11 term at UC Riverside.

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