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Why does the moon revolve around the earth and not the sun?

Sure it revolves around the Sun - both Earth and Moon move together around the Sun. Answer2: The moon revolves around the earth because the earth's gravitational force on the (MORE)

What makes the moon revolve around the earth is or the pushing force exerted on the moon by the Earth?

  Earth has gravity and tends to pull the moon. Moon in its trun has its own gravity and tends to pull the Earth. Due to pulling by both Earth & Moon, the present stat (MORE)

Craters on the Moon

The Moon's early history is tied to Earth's. Features scientists can study on the Moon yield crucial information about Earth's early years. Lunar impact craters indicate a tum (MORE)

Interesting Facts About Earth

Earth is the place that each person calls home. It is home to over six billion people and around 8.7 million different species. While everyone lives on Earth, there are many i (MORE)
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Debunking the Two Moons Myth

As the Internet has become a bigger and bigger part of the lives of Americans, more and more myths have begun to spread. One of the most prevalent myths to make the rounds in (MORE)

Aristotle's Influence

Aristotle was one of the first great philosophers from ancient history. One of the people who had the strongest influence on Aristotle's philosophy was his father, who was a p (MORE)

Historical Greats: Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle

Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle are often referred to as "the big three." All Greek philosophers, they were the first big thinkers that would mold the way the Western world beg (MORE)

Overview of Sun and Moon Aspects

An astrological aspect is a division of the 360-degree zodiac that creates an angle separating two planets or points. The level of ease or stress of the angle is determined by (MORE)

Does the moon accelerate as it revolves around Earth?

Any satellite experiences an acceleration towards its primary (technically, towards the barycenter of the system).     With respect to its orbital velocity it accelerat (MORE)

If satellites revolve around earth because of gravitational and centripetal force then how do satellites revolve around mars or the Moon?

Exactly the same way. Both the Moon and Mars have gravity and Newtons' laws of motion apply everywhere.   ----- Most communications satellites are in a stationary orbit, i (MORE)

Why is it that the Earth revolves around the moon?

Ummmm.... No. The Moon orbits the Earth. The Earth orbits the Sun. The Sun orbits the center of the galaxy. Light things in orbit, heavier things in the center of the orbit. W (MORE)

Does the earth revolve around moon?

The earth and moon both revolve around their common center of mass. Since the mass of the earth is about 82 times the mass of the moon, the moon is about 82 times as far from (MORE)

Does the Earth revolve around or circle the moon?

Technically, the earth and moon mutually revolve around their common center of mass.   Since the earth is so much more massive than the moon, their common center is inside (MORE)