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Is the longest of earth cycles its rotation revolution or precession?

The Earth rotates in 23 hours, 56 minutes, about 1 day. It revolves around the Sun in one year, or 365.24 days. The precession of the Earth's spin axis takes about 26,800 ye (MORE)

What is Axial precession?

Axial precession is a word commonly used in astronomy. Axial  precession is defined as being a gravity induced change that takes  place during an astronomical bodyâ??s rota (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

The ecliptic precession?

The "precession of the ecliptic" is a slow change in the orientation of the plane of the ecliptic (the Earth's orbital plane). This is not caused by the slow "wobble" of the E (MORE)

How does precession affect the earth?

Precession causes the direction that the north and south pole point to shift. The Earth has a period of precession of about 25,772 Julian years, or about 20 minutes per sidere (MORE)