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J.I. AS101 Reading Question Chapter 7 #5 6/11/07 5. Describe at least four orderly patterns of motion that we observe in our solar system. One pattern of motion is the way in which large planetary bodies follow a nearly circular orbit around the massive star in the system, and that these orbits all happen on nearly the same plane. A second pattern of motion is that all planetary bodies orbit the sun in the
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Unformatted text preview: same direction. As well as that direction of orbit is also every planets direction of rotation (except for Venus). A fourth pattern is that the satellites that orbit planets orbit around the same direction as that planet’s rotation....
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