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Tidal force

  1. Nov 3, 2014 #1
    Apart from the the gravitational pull of the Moon and the Sun on the Earth, does the rotation of moon contribute to the tides?
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  3. Nov 3, 2014 #2


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    No: the rotation of the earth causes a static bulge all the way around the earth. It is completely separate from the tides.
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