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  • Why and how does earth revolve around sun?

    Posted by Nehal on May 15, 2021 at 1:20 pm

    Why and how does earth revolve around sun? Why is Sun the orbit of other plantes?

    • This discussion was modified 3 years, 1 month ago by  Kidpid.
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  • Kunal

    March 9, 2024 at 5:37 pm
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    The Earth revolves around the Sun due to the force of gravity. Gravity is a fundamental force of nature that attracts objects with mass towards each other. In the case of the Earth and the Sun, the Sun’s gravitational pull on the Earth keeps it in orbit.

    The Sun’s gravity creates a centripetal force that acts as a kind of “invisible string” pulling the Earth inward. At the same time, the Earth’s motion provides the necessary centrifugal force to keep it from falling into the Sun. This balance between the inward gravitational pull and the outward centrifugal force allows the Earth to maintain a stable orbit around the Sun.

    The Sun’s relatively large mass compared to the planets in our solar system is why the planets orbit around it. The Sun’s mass creates a significant gravitational field, and this gravitational field affects the motion of nearby objects. As a result, the planets, including Earth, are drawn towards the Sun and follow elliptical paths around it.

    In summary, the Earth revolves around the Sun because of the gravitational force between the two bodies. The Sun’s mass and gravitational pull create an attractive force that keeps the Earth in orbit. Similarly, the other planets in our solar system orbit the Sun because of its gravitational influence.

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