# Question 6 1 the time it takes for the orbital

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QUESTION 61.The time it takes for the orbital velocity curve to makeone complete sinusoidal cycle is the period of the planet's
orbit. What is the period of the planet in Figure 1 in days?1 pointsQUESTION 71.In Figure 1, what is the period,P, of the planet's orbityears? Select the closest answer below.in
2 pointsQUESTION 81.In order to simplify the calculations we will assume that themass of the star is 1 solar mass (i.e. it has the same mass as ourSun) and that we're viewing the system nearly edge on so that theplanet would appear to cross directly between us and its host star.Based on what we know about our own Solar System, what otherassumption(s) would be reasonable to make about the exoplanet'ssystem? Select all that apply below.
1 pointsQUESTION 91.We make these assumptions to simplify the equations we haveto use for determining the mass of the planet.The equation we use is:
P should be expressed in years and V in m/s. The result will be inJupiter masses.Use the values for P and V from the previous sections and calculatethe mass of this new planet in terms of the mass of Jupiter (Use onesignificant figure).2 points

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