Unformatted text preview: Ranking Instructions: Rank the orbital period (from longest to shortest) of the planets. Ranking Order: Longest 1 ___ 2 ____ 3 ____ 4 ____ 5 ____ Shortest Or, the orbital periods of the planets would all be the same. ________ (indicate with check mark). Carefully explain your reasoning for ranking this way: Copyright © 2005 Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research (CAPER) Team University of Arizona...
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- Spring '11
- Astronomy, Planet, Kepler's laws of planetary motion, Celestial mechanics, Elliptic orbit, Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research