posted on Jun, 15 2006 @ 07:11 PM
Well I'm sure all the Moons around Jupiter do have an effect on it in some way. What that effect would be and how strong, I don't know. It's hard
to say what a ring of Moons would do to the Earth. It would depend on there size and mass and there distance from Earth and also how all the
gravitational forces are distributed around the Earth. If the gravitational forces are relitively evenly distributed around the Earth, then the tides
would be minor, but if the gravitational forces happen all be mostly on one side, than i'd imagine that would create some very strong tides.
And now that I think of it. I think it would also affect the rotation of the Earth. Since our Moon is very slowly getting further from the Earth, our
tides are getting weaker and the days are getting longer. So i'd guess that with a bunch of Moons, our days could be much shorter.