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An astronomer observes a very small moonorbiting a planet and measures the moon?sminimum and maximum distances from theplanet?s center and the moon?s maximum orbitalspeed. Which of the following CANNOT becalculated from these measurements?(A) Mass of the moon(B) Mass of the planet(C) Minimum speed of the moon(D) Period of the orbit(E) Semimajor axis of the orbit


An astronomer observes a very small moonorbiting a planet and measures the moon?sminimum and maximum distances from theplanet?s center and the moon?s maximum orbitalspeed. Which of the following CANNOT becalculated from these measurements?(A) Mass of the moon(B) Mass of the planet(C) Minimum speed of the moon(D) Period of the orbit(E) Semimajor axis of the orbit


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