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    Kepler's Laws and Earth's Satellites

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    The Asteroid belt that lies between Mars and Jupiter may be the debris of a planet that broke apart or that was not able to form as a result of Jupiter's strong gravitation. The asteroid belt has a period of about 5.0 years. Approximately how far from the Sun would this "fifth" planet have been?

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    T = 5 years.
    According to Kepler's Third Law, the square of the ...

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    The expert examines Kepler's Law and Earth's satellites. Jupiter's strong gravitational is examined.