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July 30, 2016

Tidally Locked Planet – TV Tropes

Filed under: News — Scottie @ 20:33

The Tidally Locked Planet trope as used in popular culture. Tidal locking is the result of a body (a planet around a star or a moon around a planet) being …

Source: Tidally Locked Planet – TV Tropes


OK after 8 web pages I found one that explains it.  The left out how long it takes to make a tidally locked moon, but now I understand.  I also see how one side if there is an atmosphere doesn’t need to be frozen and the  other baked.  OK so the whole key is time and planetary drag.   Thank you very much Robert.  This was bothering me and now I understand it much better.   I will say you are the first who took the time to point me in the right direction and to help me with this stuff.   I appreciate it, not everyone who wants to learn has a good educational background.  Thanks again.   Hugs 


  1. Planets and moons become tidally locked whilst idiots like Trump become mentally locked-mentally locked into the mindset of a spoiled rotten 6 year old who’s always gotten all his little orange ass cried for. See, it’s easy to understand these things when you apply them to raving assholes like Trump. $Amen$

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    Comment by inspiredbythedivine1 — July 30, 2016 @ 21:41

    • You sir are the God of understanding !! You seem to have a tidal lock understanding on that planetary ego called Trump. Most have no clue about that unheavenly body, yet you can make it clear how toxic a hair body it is. Thank you sir. Hugs


      Comment by Scottie — July 30, 2016 @ 21:49

  2. My pleasure, Scottie – fun conversation! 🙂

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    Comment by Robert A. Vella — July 30, 2016 @ 22:19

    • Great Robert. We will do it again then, either when I get stuck on something or you think there is something I should try to understand. I love to learn but I have limits about stuff that involve math.. I dislike math. 🙂 Hugs

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      Comment by Scottie — July 30, 2016 @ 22:23

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