[LEAPSECS] Far past and far future

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Thu May 26 17:56:53 EDT 2011

Tony Finch said:

> Would the earth be slowing down so fast without the moon? There's some

> tidal coupling in the earth-sun system but isn't it much smaller?

Solar tides are about 40% of lunar ones. But I don't know how that maps
into tidal acceleration of orbits.

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