Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 1 decade ago

1.Which of the following would have the most eccentric orbits? A) planets b) asteroids c) comets?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Everyone so far is right, it is comets since they can come from as far away as half a light year and nearly touch the Sun at their closest. Some hit the Sun. Shoemaker-Levy-9 hit Jupiter.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Comets -- come from far out in the Kuiper belt and in close to the sun.

  • comet would have the most eccentric.

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  • 1 decade ago


    Some of them follow hyperbolic paths instead of elliptic ones and will never return.

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