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In astronomy, axial tilt, also known as obliquity, is the angle between an object's rotational axis ... Earth's axis remains tilted in the same direction with reference to the background stars throughout a year (regardless of where it is in its orbit).

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An axis is an imaginary line about which a body rotates. Earth's axis is tilted at about 23.4 degrees. The tilt in it's axis causes some places like Norway to have 6  ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/axis

Dec 5, 2012 ... Earth's axis is not perpendicular. It has an axial tilt, or obliquity. Axial tilt is the angle between the planet's rotational axis and its orbital axis.

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Jul 27, 2016 ... This tilt in Earth's axis is what is responsible for seasonal changes during the course of the year. When the North Pole is pointed towards the ...

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axis in the Earth sciences topic by Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English | LDOCE | What you need to know about Earth sciences: words, phrases and ...

www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/axial-tilt-obliquity.html

Earth's rotational axis is an imaginary straight line that runs through the poles. The axis is tilted at an angle, also known as obliquity, of about 23.4 degrees ...

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Axis definition, the line about which a rotating body, such as the earth, turns. See more.

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Earth's axis is an imaginary pole going right through the center of Earth from "top" to "bottom." Earth spins around this pole, making one complete turn each day.

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Oct 12, 2016 ... The north-south spin axis of the Earth runs through the North Geographical Pole in the Arctic Ocean, and the South Geographical Pole in the ...