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felipe

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like the moon has a orbit with simmilar inclination to the equator of the planet, why doest this hapen?

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Re: why most of moons have a parent planet equator inclnation orbit?
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2017, 04:27:31 AM »
When a solar system forms it will tend to form a disk because of conservation of angular momentum.
Most things will tend to end up spinning and orbiting in the plane of the disk, but something like a big collision can disturb it.