Gravity Decreases as you get further away
- With very large masses like stars and planets, gravity is very big and acts a long way out
- The closer you get to a star or a planet, the stronger the force of attraction
- Because of this stronger force, planets nearer the sun move faster and cover their orbit quicker.
- Moons and artificial satellites are also held in orbit by gravity. The further out from earth they orbit, the slower they move.
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