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Halley's comet moves about the Sun in a highly elliptical orbit. At its closest approach, it is a distance of 8.90 1010 m from the Sun and has a speed of 54 km/s. When it is farthest from the Sun, the two are separated by 5.30 1012 m. Find the comet's speed at that point in its orbit.

  • Physics - , Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 1:08am

    Nevermind figured it out, just have to use m1v1=m2v2.

  • Physics - , Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 3:32am

    v² =G•M/R²

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