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# Is the gravity of earth is because of it rotation?

Updated: 7/5/2023

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14y ago

No - the gravity of Earth is due to its mass.

No - the gravity of Earth is due to its mass.

No - the gravity of Earth is due to its mass.

No - the gravity of Earth is due to its mass.

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14y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

The gravity of Earth would remain the same regardless of its rotation. It's Earth's mass that creates gravity, not its motion.

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14y ago

No - the gravity of Earth is due to its mass.

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