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Old 01-21-2010, 11:06 PM   #1
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Basic Astronomy: Common Misunderstandings

I've been taking a basic astronomy course in university for the past few weeks, and it has come to my attention that there are a few major misunderstandings regarding the basics of gravity and tides. To correct this, I offer the following, well-detailed and highly accurate diagrams. Which I have drawn.

Gravity:


Tides:
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