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Homework Help: Accel. due to gravity

  1. Jul 5, 2008 #1
    Pretty simple question...I dont know much about physics

    since the accel. due to gravity is one sixth that on eath, does that mean footage taken on the moon played at 6x should appear like earths gravity, besides of course how high they jump

    sorry if this is a stupid question

    I was asking cause a friend of mine claims the moon landing was a hoax, and says if it were real that if played at 6x speed it should look like earths gravity(which it doesnt), can someone explain to me why this is not so
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  3. Jul 5, 2008 #2


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    Mainly because it playing back the video 6x faster won't change the acceleration due to gravity on the moon.
  4. Jul 6, 2008 #3
    I dont understand, by playing the vid 6x faster wouldnt everything in the video appear to accelerate 6x as fast?
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