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[–]ID10T 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Dunning-Kruger in full effect. Dude it's common knowlege the sun affects the tides as well as the moon. A simple youtube search "how does the sun affect tides" gives a number of easy-to-understand videos explaining the tides.

[–]In-the-clouds[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I'm not surprised you disagree with me again. My point about the sun is that the world believes its pull on the oceans is weaker than the moon's pulling power, even though the sun has far greater mass and gravitational pull on the Earth. The world believes the opposite, that the moon has more gravitational power than the sun specifically on the oceans. And yet the Earth does not orbit the moon, but it orbits the sun, showing the sun is more powerful.

Anyone who would like to try my experiment will see the reality that the moon has no power over the ocean waters.

You could do another similar experiment to test the sun's power to pull water. If you have access to a swimming pool with only water inside of it, watch if the water moves from one side to another as the day changes to night, as the earth turns toward the sun and away from it.

The water will not move at all from the sun's apparent change in location in the sky.

Ocean tides are due to the dynamically changing shape of the Earth. The swimming pool does not change shape, so you do not see the water in it move, no matter where the sun and the moon are located.