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Old September 19 2012, 12:27 AM   #9
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Re: Speed in space

MadaBidyoni wrote: View Post

B. lets make it simpler. why a comet can't get to 70%? it just accelerating & accelerating (no friction)...
No, comets are not accelerating and accelerating. neither is anything else in an orbit. objects in orbit accelerate as they approach perigee and slow as they approach apogee.
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