Question Is the gravity on one side of Pluto stronger than the other side

Nov 2, 2019
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I understand that the center of gravity of the Charon-Pluto system is actually outside of the surface of Pluto. So would the side toward Charon have a lower gravity (things would weigh less).
 
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MMohammed

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Interesting. If the gravity is indeed different on one side of Pluto than the other, might explain the orbital 'dance' seen between Charon and Pluto a few years ago. Crude explanation, but that difference might have some direct connection to their very active orbit(s)?

Didn't mean to answer your question with a (silly) question! lol
 

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