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Asked by: sumant
Subject: mechanical
Question: is there any gyroscopic effect on moon?
Date: 6 September 2005
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Answer: Jim Warchol - 06/09/2005 17:47:43
 The basic concept of a gyro is to negate the pull of gravity. By spinning a mass rapidly the object becomes fixed in space. Whether the gyro is on Earth, the Moon, or in space it can be used to sense movement by referencing another object. There are satellites, in orbit around the Earth, that use a gyro (referenced to a star) for orbital corrections.

That's the basic answer. Hope it helps.

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