# What would happen if the distance between the Earth and the Sun doubled?

Table of Contents

- 1 What would happen if the distance between the Earth and the Sun doubled?
- 2 What happens to gravitational force when distance is doubled?
- 3 Which of the following proves there is a gravitational force between the earth and the sun?
- 4 What happens if the distance between Earth and the Sun is doubled?
- 5 How many times does gravity change with a gravitational wave?

## What would happen if the distance between the Earth and the Sun doubled?

Doubling the distance from the sun reduces gravitational pull and increases the orbital period.

## What happens to gravitational force when distance is doubled?

So as two objects are separated from each other, the force of gravitational attraction between them also decreases. If the separation distance between two objects is doubled (increased by a factor of 2), then the force of gravitational attraction is decreased by a factor of 4 (2 raised to the second power).

**Does the distance from the Sun affect the gravitational pull?**

The presence of an atmosphere, temperature, and distance from the Sun do not affect a planet’s gravity. The Sun’s gravity pulls the planets in orbit around it, and some planets pull moons in orbit around them.

**What would happen to your weight if Earth’s mass doubled?**

Doubling the mass of the Earth would double your weight, since gravitational force is directly proportional to mass, but doubling the radius (which doubles if the diameter doubles) would decrease your weight by a factor of 1/4, since gravitational force is inversely proportional to the square of the radius.

### Which of the following proves there is a gravitational force between the earth and the sun?

Due to this gravitational attraction between this celestial body, centripetal force is generated which binds the solar system together. Hence revolution of earth round the sun is the evidence to show that there ust be force acting on earth nd directed towards the sun.

### What happens if the distance between Earth and the Sun is doubled?

If distance between earth and sun is doubled then the new gravitational force will be quarter of the former gravitational force. As you can see the force is reduced by 4 times.

**What is the gravitational force between the Earth and the Sun?**

Gravitational force is given by Gm1 m2 / r square.where r is distance between two mases. As masses of earth and sun are constant.force will be inversely proportional to square of distance between them.Therefore as distance between them is doubled gravitational force will become one fourth of orginal

**What is the maximum speed at which gravity can increase?**

Nothing can exceed this limit. i.e.- 3,00,000 km/sec. If distance between earth and sun is doubled then the new gravitational force will be quarter of the former gravitational force. Here’s an example given in the figure – As you can see the force is reduced by 4 times. This change in gravitational force is not instantneous.

## How many times does gravity change with a gravitational wave?

As you can see the force is reduced by 4 times. This change in gravitational force is not instantneous. To understand this one must know about gravitational waves. The relation between gravity and gravitational wave is analogous to the relationship between EM waves and EM force.