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Why Earth does not collide with the sun?

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If our earth rotates around sun in discrete orbits, then why it doesn’t collide with Sun because of gravitational force acting between both bodies ?


Answer:

Earth is moving around the sun in such a way that the distance to be traveled TOWARDS sun is compensated by its circular motion. Therefore, instead of “falling towards” the sun, earth “falls around” and never reaches the sun.


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