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# What does the axis of the earth always point towards?

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### What does earths axis always point towards?

the axis is a imaginary line that cuts trough the earth it points southwest and northeast

### What does the earths axis always point towards?

the axis is a imaginary line that cuts trough the earth it points southwest and northeast

### How many degrees is the earth tilted on it axis?

The earth is always tilted on its axis. It is about 23.5o

### When will the Earth's rotation axis point towards polaris?

1. Polaris 2. Vega 3. The Sun 4. The Moon

### What angle does earth tilt toward the sun?

The Earth is not tilted "towards the sun". The Earth's axis always points toward the same point in the sky, and that point is quite near the star Polaris. It so happens that by pointing in that particular direction, the Earth's axis is not parallel to the sun's axis, and the two of them point in different directions by about 22.4 degrees. That means that when the Earth is on one side of its orbit around the sun, the Earth's north pole tilts toward the sun and its south pole tilts away. Then, six months later, when we're halfway around our orbit and directly on the other side of it, Earth's axis is pointing in exactly the same direction, but over on this side that means that the north pole is now tilted away from the sun and the south pole is tilted towards it.

### What occurs when Earth's axis wobbles?

the Earth's axis always wobbles but it does so seasonally and when it does it changes seasons in certian locations. when the axis wobbles, whatever location you are in will either get tilted towards the Sun or get tilted away from the Sun, which changes the season with the help of the revolution of the Earth around the Sun

### Why is there a half a year of sunlight in antarctica?

It's because of the tilt in the Earth's axis, causing the one pole at a time to point towards the Sun.

### How does the earth sit on its axis?

The Earth has an axis because it needs to spin. This axis is not actually a physical axis but a point of reference for the spinning.

### Why does the world tip backwards and forwards?

It's not that the earth tips back and forth, but rather that its axis (the imaginary line around which it rotates) is permanently tilted with respect to the sun. The axis always points the same direction, so as the earth revolves around the sun during the year the axis is oriented towards the sun at some point in the orbit, away from the sun at others, and at intermediate orientations in between.

### Numbers to the right of the point of origin on the x-axis are always negative?

Numbers to the right of the point of origin on the x-axis are always negative.

No.

### When earth revolves around the sun what happens to the position of earth's axis?

The earth's axis remains fixed, pointing toward the Polaris (the North Star.) The earth is like a huge gyroscope. The axis will always point in the same direction. EXAMPLE: When a bicycle is not moving, it will fall over but when the wheels are spinning, the axles (or the axis) of the wheels remain fixed and hold the bike upright.