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Based on Kepler's observations about planetary motion, what is the relationship between a planet's orbital velocity and its distance from the sun?(1 point)

The greater the distance, the greater the orbital velocity.***

As distance is cut in half, orbital velocity decreases.

The greater the distance, the slower the orbital velocity.

Distance has no effect on orbital velocity.

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  1. distance and orbital velocity are inversely related

    the area of the orbital ellipse swept by a planet is a constant

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