Formation of the Solar System

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Planetesimals

objects hundreds of kilometers in diameter. Colliding particles in the early solar system.

Retrograde Motion

The apparant backward movement of a planet

Ellipse

Oval Shape that is centered on two points instead of a single point as in a circle

Astronomical Unit

a Measurement from a planet to the sun

Eccentricity

The ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis

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