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The moon and earths atmosphere

  1. Aug 29, 2012 #1
    I read somewhere that earths moon is a cause for earths relativly thin atmosphere, is that true. If so would that mean if the moon was smaller we would have a thicker atmosphere?
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  3. Aug 29, 2012 #2


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    I've never heard that before. I can't really see it based on my own knowledge, but I'm not an astrophysicist or anything. Do you know where you read it by chance?
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