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Most recent answer: 05/06/2016
Why do different planets have different gravitational pulls? I mean, if they are all in the same galaxy, why do they have different amounts of gravitational pull?
- Kalifornia (age 10)

The gravitational pull from planets comes from their mass. Some of the planets are big and some are small. The big ones pull more.

Mike W.

(published on 05/06/2016)

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