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A comet is travelling in the Solar System. The total mechanical energy of the comet is positive, i.e. E > 0. The angular momentum of the comet is positive, i.e. l > 0. The orbit of the comet is

(a) a straight line
(b) an ellipse
(c) a circle
(d) a triangle
(e) a parabola
(f) a hyperbola