How Strong Is the Pull of the Moon’s Gravity and How Different Is the Moon’s Gravity Compared To Earth?

Being smaller than Earth, the Moon does not have nearly as much gravity.

It is enough to cause tides on Earth, but it still is only about 17 percent of Earth’s gravity.

Say you weighed 100 pounds (45.4 kg) on Earth.

how strong is the pull of the moons gravity and how different is the moons gravity compared to earth

If you went to the Moon for summer vacation, you would weigh only 17 pounds (7.7 kg), not counting all the gear you would have to wear to survive.

Your walk would be springy, carrying you a few feet with every step.

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