The gravitational attraction between a planet and a star
A star has a planet held in orbit by gravitational attraction.
a) if the mass of the star was doubled, what effect would this have on the gravitational attraction between the star and its planet? Explain.
b) If the distance between the star and the planet were three times as great, what effect would this have on their gravitational attraction for each other? Explain.© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com July 11, 2020, 7:15 pm 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/physics/classical-mechanics/the-gravitational-attraction-between-a-planet-and-a-star-f4c1