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# Is there a relationship between the distance a planet is from the sun and its surface gravity?

###### Answered 2017-04-03 22:38:36

No. The strength of surface gravity on a planet depends on its size and mass.

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not particularly, essentially the effect of gravity depends on its mass and your distance from it

It means The relationship between distance on a map and on the earth's surface.

The weight of an object on the surface of a planet depends on ...-- The mass of the object.-- The mass of the planet.-- The distance between the center of the object and the centerof the planet, i.e. the planet's radius.

Objects with the greatest mass will have the greatest force of gravity attracting them to the surface of the earth. Gravitational attraction is based on the mass of an object and the distance between the two "attractors" involved. For things on the Earth's surface, more mass equates to greater gravitational attraction. It's a direct relationship.

It means The relationship between distance on a map and on the earth's surface.

Yes. The relationship is: weight = mass x gravity Near Earth's surface, the value for gravity is approximately 9.8 newton/kilogram.

Yes. Gravity is exactly the same everywhere ... directly proportional to the product of two masses, and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between their centers. In the case of Venus, this means that the acceleration due to gravity on that planet's surface, as well as the mutual gravitational forces between the planet and any object on its surface, is roughly 90% of what it is on Earth's surface.

OK, if the mass is small and close to the surface of the Earth, then the force of gravity is a constant downward. Two more similar sized objects show a (1/distance) squared relationship that is proportional to each mass.

Newton theorized that the acceleration of gravity in the vicinity of any mass is g times (that mass) divided by the (distance between that mass and the place where the acceleration due to its gravity is measured) squared . Therefore, with the mass of the Earth, and the distance from the Earth's center when you're on the surface, the acceleration of gravity at the Earth's surface is 9.81 meters per second-squared.

There's a very definite relationship ... which we can write as a fairly simple mathematicalformula ... between the planet's mass, its radius, and the acceleration of gravity at its surface.

Jupiter has the greatest acceleration due to gravity at surface radius @ 23.1 (m / s) / s, (Compared to that at earths surface of 9.82 (m / s) / s.) The effect of a planets gravity, is a combination of its mass, and your distance from its centre. The following equation gives the force of gravity (in newtons) between two bodies. f = (G*m1*m2) / d2 G = newtons gravitational constant m1 = planets mass m2 = objects mass d = distance between centres of gravity Note; say you removed yourself to 2 * surface radius of Jupiter, the force of gravity would be 1/4 that of the surface

Gravity falls off with the square of the distance so the force will be less at 19200 kilometers as compared to on the Earth's surface.

The greater the mass the stronger the gravitational pull. You probably mean the "surface gravity". This is also affected by the distance of the surface from the center of the planet or Sun. The strength of the gravity falls in proportion to the distance squared, in accordance with Newton's Law of Gravity.

The distance between a planet and an object affects the gravitational force between them. That means the size of a planet affects the value of the "surface gravity" for that planet. The greater thedistance from the surface to the center of the planet, the smaller the gravity at the surface (for the same planet mass). An example is the fact that Mars and Mercury have almost exactly the same surface gravity. Mars has more mass than Mercury, but this is balancedby the fact that Mercury hasthe smaller radius.

-- The force of gravity between any two objects depends on the product (multiplied) of their masses and the distance between their centers. -- So your weight (the force of gravity between you and the planet) depends on your mass, the planet's mass, and the distance between your center and the planet's center. -- If you take your mass to a planet with a different mass, and a surface that's a different distance from its center, then the gravitational force between you and it is bound to be different from what the force was on some other planet.

The smaller diameter. Because the formula is G* m1 * m2 / r^2 . The gravity is negatively correlated with square of the distance between mass centers of the objects. When the distance increases the gravity decreases.

The term for the relationship between the distance on the map and actual distance is the "scale"For example, the scale may be 1 inch equals 10 miles.So for every inch on the map it relates to 10 miles in the real world.The scale is usually shown in the bottom right corner of the map.

-- The product of the masses of the planet and the object on its surface; -- The distance between their centers of mass ... roughly the planet's radius.

In that case, by the Universal Law of Gravitation, the force of gravity would decrease, since the distance between the attracting objects increases.

It depends on size and mass. The earth is fairly small and a surface gravity of 1G. Jupiter is the largest but not the densest with a surface gravity of about 2.5 Gs. Neptune just over 1G and much bigger than earth. The sun would float on any of these densities but it's surface gravity is just about 30 Gs.:DD hope this helped

weight = mass x gravity. On the surface of planet Earth, gravity is about 9.8 in SI units (9.8 meters/second2, equivalent to 9.8 newton/kilogram).

Gravity: The attraction between an object on the surface and the center of the earth.

The same as between the Moon and the Earth. The distance from the clouds to the surface of the Earth is insignificant, compared to the Moon-Earth distance.The same as between the Moon and the Earth. The distance from the clouds to the surface of the Earth is insignificant, compared to the Moon-Earth distance.The same as between the Moon and the Earth. The distance from the clouds to the surface of the Earth is insignificant, compared to the Moon-Earth distance.The same as between the Moon and the Earth. The distance from the clouds to the surface of the Earth is insignificant, compared to the Moon-Earth distance.

The gravitational constant is the same for all bodies.The actual force depends on the masses of the bodies (and the distance between them).Since the mass of the Moon is considerably less than the mass of the Earth, the Moon's surface gravity is lower than the Earth's surface gravity.

The force of gravity between the Earth and you or any other object is inverselyproportional to the square of the distance between the centers of the Earth andthe object.On the surface, that distance is the Earth's radius, let's say 3,960 miles on the average.(3,960/4,080)2 = 0.942So your weight at an altitude of 120 miles is about 5.8% less than it is on the surface.

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