This simulation illustrates Kepler's Second Law, that orbits sweep out equal areas during equal intervals of time, for any part of the orbit. The user can choose from three buttons between circular or increasingly elliptical orbits to observe that the law holds in all cases.
%0 Electronic Source %A Fowler, Michael %A Welch, Heather %D June 25, 2007 %T Physics Flashlets: Kepler's Laws %V 2015 %N 4 July 2015 %8 June 25, 2007 %9 application/flash %U http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/109N/more_stuff/flashlets/morekep.html
Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.