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The Earth. The mass of the Earth is much larger than your mass.

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Approximately how long is the period of time from the new moon to the full moon phase

More than half of the moon is illuminated

Right half of moon is illuminated

At what point does the southern hemisphere have the greatest exposure to the sun

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What two forces keep the moon in its orbit?

One force - Earth's gravity.One force - Earth's gravity.One force - Earth's gravity.One force - Earth's gravity.


Why do apples fall to earth but not the moon?

The question is somewhat ambiguous. It could be asking either one of two different questions.Here are the answers to both:1). The moon does not fall to earth because it has tangential velocity which, when combined with the force of gravity toward the center of the earth, results in a stable Keplerian elliptical orbit.2). Apples do not fall to the moon because of the following facts:a). The apple's distance from the moon's center is roughly 60 times the apple's distance from the earth's center.b). The earth's mass is roughly 82 times the moon's mass.c). The result is that the gravitational force attracting the apple to the earth is roughly 295,000 times the force attracting it toward the moon.The same situation holds true for all objects on the earth. A car, attracted to the earthwith a force (weight) of 2000 pounds (1 ton), is also attracted to the moon by a forceof about 1/10th of an ounce. When it falls, it falls in the direction of the greater force.


Why do astronauts in space experience less gravitational force than they do on earth-?

Astronauts in space experience less gravitational force than they do on earth because the gravitation force in space is not the same as the one on earth.


Do moon and earth both exert a gravitational force on each other?

Yes. Gravity is always a two-way thing. The gravitational forces between any two things are equal forces, and they act in opposite directions. -- There are two forces between you and the Earth. -- One force attracts you to the Earth. You call it your 'weight' on Earth. -- The other force attracts the Earth to you. There's no name for it, because nobody every discusses it. It's simply the Earth's weight on you. -- Your weight on Earth and the Earth's weight on you are EQUAL ! -- When you and the Earth separate and are allowed to come together under the influence of the forces of gravity, one of the forces pull you toward the Earth, and the other one pulls the earth toward you. The smaller mass accelerates faster, and the larger mass accelerates slower. If one of the masses is much much less than the other one, then the acceleration of the larger mass is much much less, and nobody notices it. You stagger into the house, yelling "I fell out of the tree", and you don't feel like getting technical about it at that moment. But what REALLY happened is that you and the Earth both fell, toward each other.


Which one is the odd one out Pluto Mars Sun Earth Venus?

The Sun - it's mass is much larger. or The Earth - it is the only one with life. or Pluto - it is the one to be discovered.

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Do you attract the earth or the earth attract you which one is attracting with a larger force you or the earth?

You and the Earth attract each other with an equal and opposite force. The Earth is so massive that it appears to stay fixed regardless of what you do.


Which force is stronger the force of the moon on the earth or the force of the earth on the moon and how can you prove this?

When two bodies attract each other the larger one exerts the larger force because it contains more matter. Every particle of matter in the Universe is attracting every other. So the Earth exerts the stronger force on the Moon. The Space explorers have shown that on the Moon they weigh about one sixth of what they weight on Earth.


Is gravity a kind of force?

yes. gravity is the force of one object attracting another


Which gravity keeps us on the ground?

There are gravitational forces between you and every other thing in the universe. The nearer you are to the thing, the stronger the gravitational force is. You stay on the ground because the Earth is the biggest thing anywhere near you, and the nearest one. So the force attracting you to the Earth is stronger than the force attracting you toward anything else.


How do you measure the force of Earth's gravity on an object?

Gravity always works equally in both directions. The Earth and the object each feel a force. The two forces attract each object toward the other one, and they're equal. The amount of force is what we call the object's 'weight' on Earth. Nobody ever mentions the fact that the Earth's weight on the object is the same number. -- The easiest way to measure the force attracting you toward the Earth is by using a bathroom scale. -- The easiest way to measure the force attracting the Earth toward you is by turning the scale over. -- You'll find that whatever you weigh on Earth, the Earth weighs the same on you.


When you moves from surface of earth towards moon gravity increases or decreases?

When you moves straight from the surface of the Earth toward the moon, the force of gravity attracting you to the Earth decreases, and the force of gravity attracting you to the moon increases. The Earth's gravity is the stronger one until you're about 73% of the way to the moon, and from there the moon's gravity is stronger. So, from the time you leave the Earth, the net gravitational force on you decreases, and becomes zero when you have completed about 73% of the trip. From that point until you reach the moon, the gravitational force increases again, and when you reach the moon, the force on you is about 1/6 as strong as it was on the Earth, but pulling towards the Moon.


What are you measuring when you put an objecct on a scale?

You're measuring one of the pair of gravitational forces between the Earth and the object. The strength of the forces depends on the mass of the object and the mass of the Earth. It also depends on the distance between their centers, but that's typically just the radius of the Earth (the distance from the Earth's center to the surface). The one we read on the scale is the force attracting the object to the Earth. It's what we call the "weight" of the object on Earth. The other force in the pair acts in exactly the opposite direction. That one is the force attracting the Earth to the object. We don't have to measure it because it has exactly the same strength as the first one. Nobody ever talks about it, but if we did, we would have to call it the Earth's weight on the object.


What two forces keep the moon in its orbit?

One force - Earth's gravity.One force - Earth's gravity.One force - Earth's gravity.One force - Earth's gravity.


What causes a current to flow through an electric circuit?

A voltage. That acts like a force on electrons (or other charged particles), pushing them away from one end, and attracting them to the other end (of a battery, for example).A voltage. That acts like a force on electrons (or other charged particles), pushing them away from one end, and attracting them to the other end (of a battery, for example).A voltage. That acts like a force on electrons (or other charged particles), pushing them away from one end, and attracting them to the other end (of a battery, for example).A voltage. That acts like a force on electrons (or other charged particles), pushing them away from one end, and attracting them to the other end (of a battery, for example).


Which one is big moon or earth?

The Earth is larger than the Moon.


How do you calculate net force when the forces are in the opposite direction?

You subtract the smaller force from the larger one.


How do you calculate the net force when forces are in the opposite direction?

You subtract the smaller force from the larger one.

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