Re: Does more mass change orbits

Posted by Dogrock on Apr 15, 2002 at 23:02

Re: Does more mass change orbits (Bill Gill)

Everyone is armed with the 'theory of gravity' that heavier objects fall at the same speed as light ones. If the moon was twice as heavy it should still fall at the same rate. Suggesting I study some more won't change this fact. And I was hoping someone might explain it in layman's language as I posed the question. If it would fall faster or slower if it was twice as heavy, I would be happy to listen to any explanation as to why. It shouldn't be that hard if confined to the moon and earth only.

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