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Earth's rotation - Wikipedia

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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, the Earth turns counter-clo...

Earth's Rotation

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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 ...

What is Earth spinning on its axis called? | Reference.com

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The Earth spinning on its axis is called its rotation. The time it takes for the planet to complete one spin is its rotation period. For Earth, this period of time is ...

The earth rotates on what is called its - Answers.com

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As Earth rotates around the sun, our seasons change. This happens due to the Earth being tilted on its axis. When the Earth is on that side of the sun where its ...

What is the Rotation of the Earth? - Universe Today

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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 ...

What is the motion of earth about its axis called as? - Quora

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Oct 25, 2015 ... The movement of the Earth on its own axis is called Rotation and its movement around the Sun is called Revolution. The Rotational movement ...

High School Earth Science/Earth's Motions - Wikibooks, open books ...

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

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

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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 ...

What force makes the earth rotate on its own axis? Could its rotation ...

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This difference creates force for the earth to rotate on its axis. .... As to the angles of spin, in the course of time, the so-called configurations might have been ...