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Hi

I have a question regarding the Moon's orbit and general relativity.

I think I understand the concept of space time, that an object placed in the fabric of space time distorts the fabric of space time. I also understand how "Classicly" the moon stays in orbit.

Going back to GR and the fabric of space time. From my understanding the moon will orbit the Earth allong the path of least resistance, but if the fabric of space time surrounds the Earth then is there not an infinite number of orbital paths for the moon to follow?

I expect my understanding may need some revision but if someone has an answer it would be much appreciated.

Regards

Darren

I have a question regarding the Moon's orbit and general relativity.

I think I understand the concept of space time, that an object placed in the fabric of space time distorts the fabric of space time. I also understand how "Classicly" the moon stays in orbit.

Going back to GR and the fabric of space time. From my understanding the moon will orbit the Earth allong the path of least resistance, but if the fabric of space time surrounds the Earth then is there not an infinite number of orbital paths for the moon to follow?

I expect my understanding may need some revision but if someone has an answer it would be much appreciated.

Regards

Darren