A Rundown of all of the moons in our System...

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https://www.nationalgeographic.com/s...tlas-of-moons/

Just scroll down for the listing after it loads, and click on THE SOLAR SYSTEM text header for a flat representation of their respective orbits.

Interesting to note that Earths moon, and one of Mars moons are similar distances apart.

No surprizes considering the other remarkable similarities between Earth and Mars, or its distance may be necessary for past or present life to take hold.

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  • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
    Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/s...tlas-of-moons/

    Just scroll down for the listing after it loads, and click on THE SOLAR SYSTEM text header for a flat representation of their respective orbits.

    Interesting to note that Earths moon, and one of Mars moons are similar distances apart.

    No surprizes considering the other remarkable similarities between Earth and Mars, or its distance may be necessary for past or present life to take hold.

    The Mars moons are tiny (a few miles across) and would have had almost no gravitational effect in stirring up Mars oceans given that it had them.
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by lanfear63 View Post

      The Mars moons are tiny (a few miles across) and would have had almost no gravitational effect in stirring up Mars oceans given that it had them.
      True, but two moons in unison, one being closer than our satellite may still have a noticeable tidal affect for a large lake/ocean system, hypothetically speaking of course.

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      • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
        Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

        True, but two moons in unison, one being closer than our satellite may still have a noticeable tidal affect for a large lake/ocean system, hypothetically speaking of course.

        I agree. Any two moons are equal to any one moon. Size and gravity aren't factors.

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        • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
          Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

          I agree. Any two moons are equal to any one moon. Size and gravity aren't factors.

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          True, but two moons in unison, one being closer than our satellite may still have a noticeable tidal affect for a large lake/ocean system.
          And l was talking about one of Mars closest asteriod/moons having an affect on tides, and you apparently are saying it wouldn't have any or is comparable to our moon?

          Doesn't sound like science.

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          • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
            Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

            And l was talking about one of Mars closest asteriod/moons having an affect on tides, and you apparently are saying it wouldn't have any or is comparable to our moon?

            Doesn't sound like science.

            I was joking. Mars' moons are so small they aren't even round. It's like two asteroids trapped in orbit. The gravitational influence would be negligible. And they are so small they have almost no gravity themselves. They are each about 1/50,000 the size of our moon.

            Our Moon is the largest compared to the planet it revolves around. It's literally 25,000 thousands times larger than Mar's moons combined.

            If there were oceans on Mars once, the moons would affect the tides almost not at all.
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        • Profile picture of the author Kurt
          Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

          I agree. Any two moons are equal to any one moon. Size and gravity aren't factors.

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  • Let us naht forget also the butterfly effect flutterin' oofa alla them PEOPLE MOONS down the ages.

    Only modesty an' surefire potential for arrest keeps me from' openin' my apartment window an' lettin' fly with my own dinky satellites, tellya.
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

      Let us naht forget also the butterfly effect flutterin' oofa alla them PEOPLE MOONS down the ages.

      Only modesty an' surefire potential for arrest keeps me from' openin' my apartment window an' lettin' fly with my own dinky satellites, tellya.
      And Nibaru getting too close to us, all those falling pesky, blue lizards.

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