Kepler’s First Law of Planetary Motion (8:11)
A brief history of geocentric and heliocentric solar system models are discussed. Kepler's first law is defined. How to draw an ellipse is demonstrated. Planet eccentricities are discussed. This is an AP Physics C: Mechanics topic.
0:00 Solar System Models History
1:24 Kepler’s First Law
2:01 Drawing an Ellipse
2:55 Details of Kepler’s First Law
6:03 Planet Eccentricities