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This site covers Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion including his theories on Elliptical Orbits and all three laws of planetary motion.
Achieve of planetary data and images from NASA. Fact sheets are available on the Sun, planets in the solar system and comets. This is an easy to use site with nice images.
Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) German astronomer who discovered three major laws of planetary motion and provided a new and correct account of how vision occurs.
Animation to look at the 3 Kepler Laws. A series of dots indicate the planet position for equal time intervals. A grid can be added to allow area estimation for law 1.
Johannes Kepler (1571 - 1630) is chiefly remembered for discovering the three laws of planetary motion that bear his name. He also did important work in optics, discovered two new regular polyhedra, ...
Planetary Science Research Discoveries (PSRD) is an educational site sharing the latest research on planets, meteorites, and other solar system bodies being made by NASA-sponsored scientists.
Motion in one dimension, equations of motion under constant acceleration
An oscillating mass on a spring is shown with matching circular motion to one side of it. The relationship is clearly visible.
Java Applet simulating the motion of an object rotating on a carousel - demonstrating the Physics of circular motion, and Newton's Laws of Motion.
In depth site explaining circular motion and how satellites orbit the Earth.
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