hi

how can i proof :

where

if the planet orbit on ellipse ???

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- May 23rd 2006, 01:43 AM #1

- May 23rd 2006, 03:57 AM #2

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Originally Posted by**sweet**

we are guessing what you have been asked to prove, I assume it is:

but that leaves us guessing is supposed to be ?

Is the eccentricity? the semi-major axis?

Also what is ?

We can guess but it is just making it more work for the helpers here.

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- May 23rd 2006, 05:23 AM #3

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Originally Posted by**sweet**

planet in its orbit and v as defined here is a constant, as are e mu and a

this cannot be true for almost all values of eccentricity.

Or have I misunderstood something?

RonL

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- May 24th 2006, 01:45 PM #12Originally Posted by
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