The Moon revolves arond the earth in 27.3 days in a nearly circular orbit with a radius of 3.8 x 10^5 km. Assuming that the Moon's orbital motion is a uniform circular motion, what is the Moon acceleration as it "falls" toward the earth?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:15 pm ad1c9bdddf
The centripetal acceleration of the moon is given by the formula:
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