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zeromodz

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Okay this equation is giving me some trouble, I just have a question

vescape = √(2GM)/R

Say I wanted to find the escape velocity of myself 3 meters away

So I would use

vescape = √(2)(6.674*10^-11)((145*4.44)/9.8)/(3)

= 5.419003598 *10^-5

So does this mean something that moves that slow cannot escape me farther than 3 meters away?

It doesn't seem right. My gravitational field feels so ephemeral. Is this correct?

vescape = √(2GM)/R

Say I wanted to find the escape velocity of myself 3 meters away

So I would use

vescape = √(2)(6.674*10^-11)((145*4.44)/9.8)/(3)

= 5.419003598 *10^-5

So does this mean something that moves that slow cannot escape me farther than 3 meters away?

It doesn't seem right. My gravitational field feels so ephemeral. Is this correct?

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