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cosmo-nautic:

This image displays Kepler’s second law of planetary motion.
"A line joining a planet and the Sun sweeps out equal areas during equal intervals of time" (Meaning that each triangle seen there has equal area.)
The black dot represents a planet, the point where the black lines intersect represent the sun.
The green arrow represents the planet’s velocity,
The purple arrows represents the force on the planet.
(Image source: here)

cosmo-nautic:

This image displays Kepler’s second law of planetary motion.

"A line joining a planet and the Sun sweeps out equal areas during equal intervals of time" (Meaning that each triangle seen there has equal area.)

  • The black dot represents a planet, the point where the black lines intersect represent the sun.
  • The green arrow represents the planet’s velocity,
  • The purple arrows represents the force on the planet.

(Image source: here)