Elliptical orbits practice using Reference Table and NGSS/CC tagged

1

1

Which one of the following is used as the unit for eccentricity?

A cm

B km

C no units

D m

2

4

Calculate the eccentricity of a planet's orbit when the d=0.4cm and L=4.6cm.

A 11.5

B 0.09

C 0.154

D 0.087

3

2

Which planet in our solar system has an eccentricity closest to the eccentricity of the planet in Question #2?

4

2

Which of the following eccentricity values is the closest to being a circle?

A 0.206

B 0.604

C 0.009

D 0.054

5

2

Draw the approximate shape of an ellipse with an eccentricty of 0.8

6

4

Rearrange the planets in order of their eccentricity- The most eccentric on top and the closest to a circle on the bottom.

Mars

Saturn

Jupiter

Neptune

Uranus

Mercury

Venus

Earth

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