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Newton's First Law
An object will keep moving at a constant velocity unless an outside net force acts upon it
Kepler's First Law
The path of the planets about the sun are elliptical in shape, with the center of the sun being located at one focus. (The Law of Ellipses)
Kepler's Second Law
An imaginary line drawn from the center of the sun to the center of the planet will sweep out equal areas in equal intervals of time. (The Law of Equal Areas)
Kepler's Third Law
The ratio of the squares of the periods of any two planets is equal to the ratio of the cubes of their average distances from the sun. (The Law of Harmonies)
an orbit directly above the same spot on the earth's surface, the orbital period matches the rotation period of the planet
the amount of time it takes a planet to orbit around the sun or for a satellite to complete one orbit
Satellites that move at right angles to the rotation of the planet or moon. This means the entire surface is covered over time.
Satellite used to transmit and transfer phone, television, email and internet signals
Remote sensing satellite
Satellite used to record electromagnetic radiation. Data is used to interpret several physical and biological processes occurring on the planet.
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