What is an Example of Kepler's Third Law

The third law of Kepler gives an exact explanation of the time and size of the orbits of a planet around the sun. The laws of Kepler explain how planets orbit the sun (and asteroids and comets). They can also be used to explain how a planet is orbited by moons. But, not only do they refer to our solar system they can be used to characterise any exoplanet’s orbits around any star.

The third law of Kepler states that the square of the duration is equal to the cube of the orbit’s semi-major axis. In Satellite Orbits and Electricity, for the special case of a circular orbit, we derived Kepler’s third law.

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