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In this orbit of stars in galaxies instructional activity, students are given an equation that models the orbital speeds of stars as they relate to their distance from the nucleus of a galaxy. Students solve 5 problems using this equation and determine how fast stars orbit a galaxy, the maximum velocity of a star and the years it takes a star to complete an orbit.

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