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Meteorology Earth’s Revolution
Notes <ul><li>1. One  complete  trip of an object in its  orbit  around the sun takes one year. </li></ul>
<ul><li>How many days does it take for the Earth to orbit once around the sun?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hint: How many days ...
<ul><li>2. Half the  revolution  of Earth around the sun equals one half a year (6 months). </li></ul>
Earth’s orbit around the Sun is counterclockwise.
<ul><li>3.  Revolution  is the time it takes to complete one orbit.  </li></ul><ul><li>9. Orbit-The  path  of a planet tra...
<ul><li>What is the difference between Earth’s rotation and Earth’s revolution? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Rotation is a complete spin on an axis, causing one day on Earth. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Is a year on other planets the same length as a year on Earth? Why or why not? </li></ul>
Planets are all different distances away from the Sun.
Time for a complete orbit around the Sun (in Earth days) 60,188 days Neptune 30,685 days Uranus 10,759 days Saturn 4,333 d...
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  1. 1. Meteorology Earth’s Revolution
  2. 2. Notes <ul><li>1. One complete trip of an object in its orbit around the sun takes one year. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>How many days does it take for the Earth to orbit once around the sun? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hint: How many days are in one year on Earth? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>2. Half the revolution of Earth around the sun equals one half a year (6 months). </li></ul>
  5. 5. Earth’s orbit around the Sun is counterclockwise.
  6. 6. <ul><li>3. Revolution is the time it takes to complete one orbit. </li></ul><ul><li>9. Orbit-The path of a planet traveling around a star. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is the difference between Earth’s rotation and Earth’s revolution? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Rotation is a complete spin on an axis, causing one day on Earth. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Is a year on other planets the same length as a year on Earth? Why or why not? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Planets are all different distances away from the Sun.
  11. 11. Time for a complete orbit around the Sun (in Earth days) 60,188 days Neptune 30,685 days Uranus 10,759 days Saturn 4,333 days Jupiter 687 days Mars 365 days Earth 224 days Venus 88 days Mercury

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