Is the inverse square rule correct as it assumes a planet's orbit to be circular?

Asked by  | 26th Jun, 2008, 03:08: PM

Expert Answer:

The inverse square rule of gravitational attraction always holds true.But for an elliptical orbit the force is inversly proprtional to (r)2 which keeps varying.

Answered by  | 22nd Jul, 2008, 09:51: PM

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