Is There Gravity on the Moon?



There is a gravity on or in every single object that exists in the universe. For a gravity is simply the force which pulls every object in the universe towards every other object in the universe.

The moon is a huge object but compared to the earth it is rather small. The moon weight only 1/81 as much as the earth. So gravity, or pull on its surface is much less than that of the earth. In fact, it is only one-sixth as strong as that of the earth.


So if a man were on the moon, his weight would be only one-sixth of his weight on the earth. If he were able to make a jump while standing on the moon, he could jump is six times as high!

And if he were able to throw a ball, it would go up six times as far, because the pull of the moon’s surface is so weak.

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