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Subject: How would multiple moons affect the tides?

Date: Thu Dec 24 19:57:34 1998
Posted by Julia Herzog
Grade level: 10-12
School: Westdale Secondary School
City: Hamilton State/Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Area of science: Earth Sciences
ID: 914551054.Es

Just a thought I had...
Other planets have more than one moon, and here on Earth the 
moon affects the tides.  What would happen if Earth had, for 
example, three moons? And what if each of the three moons takes 
a different amount of time to go around the Earth once?


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