Why do planets stay in orbit around the sun?

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Planets stay in orbit around the sun due to gravity of the sun. This is proved by Kepler's laws of planetary motion. Planetary orbits acts primarily under the gravity of the sun thus form conic sections. Types of conic sections are ellipse, hyperbola and parabola.
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