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2015-01-28T16:20:23+05:30
1 Rotation

The earth rotates on its axis from west to east. The axis is an imaginary line passing through the northern and the southern poles of the earth. The rotation of the earth is completed in about 24 hours and it is called the daily motion of the earth. This motion is responsible for the occurrence of day and night. One rotation of the earth is completed

2 Revolution

The movement of the earth around the sun in its orbit is called revolution. This movement of the earth is also from west to east. The period of revolution is one year (365 1/4 days). The orbit of the earth around the sun is elliptical and not circular. Due to this the distance between the earth and the sun keeps changing.

2015-01-28T16:57:56+05:30

the earth  has two motions

rotation

revolution

rotation

the earth rotates on its own axis . it rotates from west to east. earth takes 24 hours that is 1 day to complete its one rotation. the earth rotates in an axis.the rotation of the earth results in the occurrence of day and night. if the earth is stationary that is if it doesn't rotate then one part of the world would always have day and the other part of the world would have night.

revolution

the earth revolves around definite orbit around the sun. it takes 365.25 days to complete its one rotation around the sun. the revolution of the earth results in the occurrence of seasons. if the earth does noy revolve then the world would come to a stand still

earth

earth is called as the blue planet.it is the only planet where life  exists. it is because the earth has the favourable conditions for the life to exist.earth is called as a unique planet.it is the third planet from the sun. it is  also called as the densest planet.

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