# Gravitational Field Strength Calculator

The Gravitational Field Strength Calculator will calculate:

1. Gravitational field strength on the surface of a planet of mass M, which has a radius R.
2. Gravitational field strength at height h from the surface of a planet of mass M, which has a radius R.
 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)0123456789101112131415 Mass of the planet (M) kg × 10 power of Radius of planet (R) m × 10 power of Height of the object from the surface of planet (h) m × 10 power of Gravitational Constant (G) N∙m2/kg2 × 10 power of
Gravitational field strength of a planet on its surface calculation The gravitational field strength of a planet on its surface is m/s2 The gravitational field strength at a certain height from the surface of a planet is m/s2 g0 = G × M/R2g0 = × /()2g0 = /g0 = g = G × M/(R + h)2g = × /( + )2g = /()2g = /g = Mass of the planet (M) kg Radius of planet (R) m Height of the object from the surface of planet (h) m Gravitational Constant (G) N∙m2/kg2

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## Gravitational field strength at a certain height from the surface of a planet Formula and Calculation

g = G × M/(R + h)2

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