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Centripetal force needed to keep the moon in its Orbit around the earth is provided by

Q. Centripetal force needed to keep the moon in its Orbit around the earth is provided by

 A   Gravitational pull of sun
 B   Gravitational pull of Earth
 C   Rotation about its own axis
 D   None of these
Answer:-Gravitational pull of Earth
Explanation:  

There is a gravitational force between the Moon and the Earth, that tries to pull the Moon toward the latter. This constant tug on the Moon as it moves around the Earth is called a “centripetal” force. This force is balanced by the “centrifugal” force, that pulls on the Earth and keeps the moon in motion.

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