kepler

An application for the study of the 1st and the 2nd law of Kepler. Determination of the polar coordinates of Mars as a function of time and conversion to cartesian ones forms the actual elliptic orbit of Mars (1st law). Determination of the length of the chord for two successive positions of Mars per unit time (velocity) and correlation to the radius to explore the 2nd law.

 

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Material Type
Activity
Tags
kepler  mars  angular  momentum 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United Kingdom)
 
 
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