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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 ...

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The Earth, and all rotating planets, rotates on its axis.

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 ...

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.universetoday.com/47181/earths-rotation

Mar 25, 2016 ... In other words, the Earth rotates on its axis, but it's also orbiting around the ... to the same spot in the sky is called a solar day, which is 24 hours.

www.reference.com/science/imaginary-line-around-earth-spins-bede2745d4de7791

The imaginary line around which the Earth spins is called the axis of rotation. ... However, the Earth spins on its axis similar to the movement of a top, and the ...

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May 30, 2017 ... The axis, or earth axis of rotation. Explanation: It's a line through the geographical North and South Poles. Was this helpful? Let the contributor ...