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# What, if any, is the distance two objects must be apart for neither to have any gravitational effect upon the other?

Question #122744. Asked by houston1127. (Jul 30 11 4:27 PM)

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Since the force of gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance between two objects, there will exist a finite force at all finite distances. The magnitude of the force, of course, drops off rapidly with distance and as the two objects are smaller in mass.

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 Jul 30 11, 5:05 PM

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