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Comets move around the sun in very elliptical orbits. At

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Problem 57P

Problem 57P

Comets move around the sun in very elliptical orbits. At its closet approach, in 1986, Comet Halley was 8.79 × 107 km from the sun and moving with a speed of 54.6 km/s. What was the comet’s speed when it crossed Neptune’s orbit in 2006?

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In this problem, we have to find the comet’s speed when it crossed Neptune’s orbit. The free body diagram of this problem is given below.

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Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Author: Randall D. Knight
ISBN: 9780321740908

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