Solar System G forces

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The Solar System G forces function  provides the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of a planet in our solar system.

The planet list is used to retrieve the acceleration due to gravity (g) on the surface of that planetoid object.  This list includes:220px-Planets2013.jpg The solar system

Acceleration Due to Gravity (g)

The acceleration due to gravity is different based on the mass of the star, planet, moon or asteroid and the distance from its center of mass and its surface.  For that reason, gravity has a lesser pull on bodies of lesser mass or density than the Earth such as the moon.  The formula for acceleration due to gravity is:
    
           `g = (G*M)/R^2`

Where: