What Is the Earth Axis?

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The Earth's axis is an imaginary line that extends from the North to the South Pole. Earth's axis is tilted 23 degrees, therefore, the North and South poles are not the top and bottom of the Earth as viewed from space.
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The Earth's axis makes an angle of roughly 66.5 degrees with the plane of its orbit. around the sun. It misses being "straight up and down" by about 23.5 degrees.
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The Earth is rotating around an axis (called its rotational axis) Some objects rotate
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No ONE direction ALWAYS. The direction of the Earth's axis changes over the eons. The pattern that the axis draws on the celestial sphere is roughly circular (the precession) making
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The Earth spins on its axis at about 1000 miles per hour.
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Earth’s axis is the imaginary line about which the earth spins. The axis is tilted at a 23.5 degree angle.
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