In relation to the Sun, If there is always (permanently) 2 high tides either side of Earth,?

then where is the low tide on Earth? How is it made?.

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  • 9 years ago
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    seeing as the sun doesnt regulate any thing to do with tides on the planet this questions is irrelevant. Lets get the questions right first then we may work on the answer. It may be too much for you to understand at this time. Please try again.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Since the tidal phenomenon is related to the inverse cube of the distance to the tidal influence rather than the inverse square, the moon is more significant than the sun as far as the world's tidal effects are concerned. I'd wager the low tide is a response to the high tides, in the sense that it is the point where the gradient of the gravitational influence from the moon is pointed down into the ground. And that would be halfway between the two high tides, so about 90 degrees of longitude away from the high tides.

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