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Unformatted text preview: line, cast the theory into doubt, though it could be argued these are explicable exceptions from an otherwise well-maintained rule. It has been pointed out that many satellites of the major planets also seem to follow a similar sort of rule. There have been attempts to explain why planets might tend to form in this sort of spacing, but it is still a matter of disagreement as to whether we should read any significance into this "rule" for the planets' spacing....
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Emilyhoward during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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