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Orbits in a Spherical Cavity
# 1L20.18


Description: Several 1" Pasco balls can be used to demonstrate orbits in a concave mirror. A flat mirror can be set up to aid classroom visibility.

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Meiners 15-1.16 Derivation of the period of a ball orbiting in a spherical cavity. Strobe photography verifies as a demo.

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