University of California, San Diego
Physics 11A - Survey of Physics

H. E. Smith   Fall 2002

   Physics 11a Orbital Motion
   29 October 2002

This is Kepler's Third Law, deduced from Tycho Brahe's observations of the Planets by Johannes Kepler on purely numerological grounds. We see that it comes directly from Newton's law of Universal Gravitation.

Kepler's Third Law for the Solar System

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