Gravitational Field

M: Source of the gravitational field. m: Test mass. g: Gravitational field vector.
Move the test mass (m) around the source (M) to see the strength and direction of M's gravitational field at different positions.

Variation of Field Strength with Distance

How does the distance () from the source affect the strength of the field () at a given position?

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Direction of Field

What is the direction of the field?

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Test mass

Why does the test mass appear so small compared to the source?