AstroPhysics38 - Miles) Example:Mars, a = 1.52 AU a 3 =...

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Another example:Period and Orbit Size___ p 2 = a 3 Period P is measured in units of Earth Years Semimajor axis a measured in units of AU 1 AU = 150,000,000 km (93 Million
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Unformatted text preview: Miles) Example:Mars, a = 1.52 AU a 3 = (1.52) 3 = 3.512 ---> = p 2 p = SQRT( p 2 ) = SQRT(3.512) = 1.87 Years...
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