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A planet revolves in an elliptical orbit around the sun, the semi major axis and semi minor axis are ‘a’ and ‘b’ respectively. How time period is related with them?

A planet revolves in an elliptical orbit around the sun, the semi major axis and semi minor axis are ‘a’ and ‘b’ respectively. How time period is related with them?

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Arun
25758 Points
4 years ago
Dear Shimi
 
By Kepler's law-
T² is directly proportional to the square of semi mazor axis
Hence 
T² proportional to a³
T² = k* a³
 
Regards
Arun(askIITians forum expert)

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