What is the Gravitational Constant? - Universe Today
The gravitational constant is the proportionality constant used in Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation, and is commonly denoted by G. This is different from g, which denotes the acceleration due to gravity. In most texts, we see it expressed as: G = 6.673×10-11 N m2 kg-2 It is typically used in the equation: F = (G x m1 … Continue reading "What is the Gravitational Constant?"