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Posted by ahmed on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:36pm.

An asteroid in an elliptical orbit about the sun travels at 3.9 106 m/s at perihelion (the point of closest approach) at a distance of 3.7 108 km from the sun. How fast is it traveling at aphelion (the most distant point), which is 8.6 108 km from the sun?

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