Can I jump higher when the moon is overhead?

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rob

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Can I jump higher when the moon is overhead?
« on: 01/06/2008 11:23:55 »
rob asked the Naked Scientists:

If the moon is overhead me in the sky - will I be able to jump higher due to gravitational pull - and if so, by how much?

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Offline turnipsock

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Can I jump higher when the moon is overhead?
« Reply #1 on: 01/06/2008 12:28:40 »
...did we not have this question before?

How about when the sun and moon are overhead?
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Can I jump higher when the moon is overhead?
« Reply #2 on: 01/06/2008 14:31:37 »
All other things being equal - yes,

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Can I jump higher when the moon is overhead?
« Reply #3 on: 01/06/2008 16:50:29 »
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How about when the sun and moon are overhead?
Yes, and by the same amount - very nearly.