What is the source of centripetal force that a planet requires to revolve around the sun? On what factors does that force depend?

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What is the source of centripetal force that a planet requires to revolve around the sun? On what factors does that force depend?

Answer: Gravitational force. This force depends on the product of the masses of the planet and sun and the distance between them