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Earth's rotation

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Earth's rotation is the rotation of the planet Earth around its own axis. The Earth rotates from the west towards east. As viewed from North Star or polestar Polaris,  ...

Earth's Rotation

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The earth rotates about an imaginary line that passes through the North and South Poles of the planet. This line is called the axis of rotation. Earth rotates about ...

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Dec 13, 2011 ... Animated educational video showing the earth's rotation around the sun and the " wobble effect" caused by the axis of rotation. Animations were ...

Why is Earth rotating? Did it always have the ... - NASA Space Place

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Earth's graceful 24-hour rotation rate is one of the traits that makes our planet so friendly to life, allowing most parts of Earth to stay a nice, comfortable ...

What is the speed of the Earth's rotation? - Nasa

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At the equator, the circumference of the Earth is 40,070 kilometers, and the day is 24 hours long so the speed is 1670 kilometers/hour ( 1037 miles/hr).

The Earth's Rotation - Windows to the Universe

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Jan 13, 2005 ... The Earth is rotating around an axis (called its rotational axis). Some objects rotate about a horizontal axis, like a rolling log. Some objects, such ...

Why can't we feel Earth's spin? | Earth | EarthSky

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Jan 16, 2015 ... We can't feel Earth's rotation or spin because we're all moving with it, at the same constant speed.

What makes the Earth rotate? (Intermediate) - Curious About ...

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Jun 27, 2015 ... As a father and a science lover I was dumbfounded when my 7yr old son asked me "What makes our earth turn (rotate) ? He then asked "Did it ...

If the Earth's rotation period is less than 24 hours, why don't our ...

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Jun 28, 2015 ... We have leap years because the revolution on the Earth around the Sun is not exactly 365 days but about 6 hours off from that figure. If we did ...

The Rotation of The Earth - Geography For Kids - By KidsGeo.com

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In a way, the Earth is like a giant merry-go-round. Instead of giant friends pushing the Earth in circles, the Earth's spin, or rotation, was caused by forces during its ...

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The Rotation Of The Earth - Universe TodayUniverse Today

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Mar 25, 2016 ... We all know that planet Earth rotates on its axis as well as around the Sun. But this period yields some different results, depending on how you ...

Ask the Space Scientist about : Earth - Rotation - Nasa

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Has El Nino really slowed down the rotation of the Earth? Has the Earth's rotation ever speeded up in the past? Does the rotation of the Earth affect the way ...

Here's why we don't feel Earth's rotation, according to science ...

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Oct 16, 2015 ... It's the same with Earth's rotation - our planet completes a full turn around its axis every 23 hours and 56 minutes, spinning incessantly at an ...