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Moon and the Roche limit

Apr 17, 2020
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Apparently the Moon was much closer to the Earth, at least according to some theories. Was there not a problem with the Roche Limit which would have caused the Moon to be ripped apart by gravity?
 
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MMohammed

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Nov 12, 2019
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Interestingly, it has always been moving further from the Earth (according to some). I wonder if moon's resistance to being ripped apart has anything to do with the the inconsistent gravity on its own surface.
 

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