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Elliptical Orbits Depend On Speed

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Posted by John Huggins on March 17, 2001 22:35:58 UTC

Don't forget about the speed aspect. When an object orbits around the warp in space time, it will experience more "pull" from the Sun. However, since it is moving faster, it does not fall into the Sun.

This is not a perfect explanation by any means, but serves to help illustrate the orbit of a planet around a big space time depression (the Sun).

I am about finished with a whole section on planets and the solar system for this site. Stay tuned.

John
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