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All Planets Must Be Spherical


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#1 petrushkagoogol

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 12:01 AM

* Gravitational force at a distance of r from the center of the mass it encapsulates is equal for all points that lie on a sphere of radius r
* The force pattern when condensed to the center of the encapsulated mass requires a symmetric object that mimics the force distribution pattern
 
This means that the shape of a planet is always necessarily spherical.
 
Force distribution requires the force generator i.e. mass to be in tandem with the force.
 
Do you agree  ?  :out: 
 
PS - This means space-time is always 4 dimensional.


#2 sanctus

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 08:44 AM

Depends on how pedantic you wanna be. Rotation deforms it a bit and I take also star it orbits influences its shape and the moon(s) as well to a slight extent.

But yeah a planet in a Lagrange point (all gravity cancelled out) and without moons and without rotation should be spherical