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quick facts about earth

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planet earth

  1. 1. By George and Jennifer Earth
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Earth orbits around the sun at a speed of about 110,000kmph (almost 70,000mph). </li></ul><ul><li>It is about 150 million km (around 93 million miles). </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s diameter is about 12,756 km (about 7,926 miles). </li></ul><ul><li>Earth has 1 known moon called Luna. </li></ul><ul><li>The planet formed 4.54 billion years ago. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Interesting Facts <ul><li>At present, Earth provides the only example of an environment that can sustain the evolution of life. </li></ul><ul><li>The future of the planet is closely tied to that of the Sun. </li></ul><ul><li>Earth is a terrestrial planet, meaning that it is a rocky body, rather than a gas giant like Jupiter . </li></ul>Size comparison of inner planets (left to right): Mercury , Venus , Earth and Mars Size comparison of inner planets (left to right): Mercury , Venus , Earth and Mars
  4. 4. <ul><li>Total heat loss from the earth is 4.2 × 1013 Watts. From the perspective we get on Earth, our planet appears to be big and sturdy with an endless ocean of air </li></ul><ul><li>Earth is the 3rd planet from the Sun at a distance of about 150 million kilometers </li></ul><ul><li>Earth is the only planet in the solar system known to harbor life </li></ul>

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