If a planet was close enough to its star as to be tidally
locked would that mean that the planet's moons (assuming it had any)
would be orbitally locked and not revolve around its host planet?
Since the force of gravity is inversely proportional to the square
of the distance between the two masses, solar system distances are
so large, we can expect, that while the moon of a planet will
experience effects from its star, the closer planet will have a
much stronger effect.
Greg (Roberto Gregorius)
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