At what point between the Earth and the Moon will their gravitational fields cancel each other? Answered

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electropeppers (author)2010-12-08

As said before, gravity of moon and earth will cancel each other at the five Lagrangian points. For further information you could read the article at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagrangian_point

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kelseymh (author)2010-12-06

Proving that there are five Lagrangian points and determining their locations is left as a homework problem.

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steveastrouk (author)2010-12-06

There are FIVE points in the earth moon system where gravity "cancels" - they are called the Lagrangian points.

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