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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth%27s_rotation

Earth's rotation is the rotation of Planet Earth around its own axis. Earth rotates eastward, in prograde motion. As viewed from the north pole star Polaris, Earth turns counterclockwise. The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial ...

www.polaris.iastate.edu/NorthStar/Unit3/unit3_sub1.htm

Earth's Rotation and the Apparent Daily Motion of the Sky ... period (the time elapsed for one rotation) with respect to the stars is called a sidereal day. ... Venus rotates in the opposite direction to its revolution - is its sidereal day longer or ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/High_School_Earth_Science/Earth%27s_Motions

... but because of Earth's rotation its direction will appear to change ... A ball swinging back and forth on a string is called a ...

spaceplace.nasa.gov/review/dr-marc-earth/earth-rotation.html

Each planet in the solar system has its own unique rotation rate. ... The reason so many objects orbit the Sun in nearly the same plane (called the ecliptic) and in ...

www.windows2universe.org/the_universe/uts/earth2.html

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 ...

www.universetoday.com/47181/earths-rotation

Mar 25, 2016 ... The amount of time it takes for the Earth to rotate once on its axis is known as a sidereal day – which is 23.9344696 hours. Because this type of ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-motion-of-earth-about-its-axis-called-as

The movement of the Earth on its own axis is called Rotation and its movement around the Sun is called Revolution. The Rotational movement ...

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Dec 2, 2008 ... Earth's rotation period relative to the fixed stars, called its stellar day by the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS), ...
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Apr 28, 2015 ... Rotation is the movement of the Earth on its own axis. ... turns around a slightly- inclined imaginary line that joins the two poles, called the axis.

quizlet.com/2630881/chs-17-18-earths-cycles-solar-system-flash-cards

Chapters 17 & 18 - Earth's Cycles - and Solar System - Scott Foresman 4th ... rotation. the spinning of a planet, moon, or star around its axis; the spinning of Earth around its axis ..... ______ has a weather system called the "Great Red Spot".