Asked in Astronomy, Planet Earth, The Sun
What would happen if the Sun hit the Earth?
Well before it hit the earth, if the sun came toward the earth, it would heat up the earth and everything on it. Then as it got closer and closer eventually it would just burn the Earth and everything on it. ...
Asked in Stars
How many times will the earth orbit around the sun?
The earth will keep revolving around the sun until the sun dies out or earth is hit by a really big asteroid and knocks it out if its orbit. ...
Asked in Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
What angles does the sun hit the earth?
The angle at which the Sun's rays hit the Earth varies by time of day, date, and your location. When the Sun is directly overhead, the angle is 90 degrees; when the Sun is just on the horizon, the angle is zero degrees. ...
Asked in Seasons
Why does the earth get more energy from the sun in summer than winter?
The Earth orbits the sun in an oval shape. During the time where the Earth is closest to the sun, the season will be summer. The closer the Earth is the more rays from the sun that will hit it. More rays, more energy. ...
Asked in Meteorology and Weather, Earth Sciences
What causes temp to increase with height through stratosphere and decrease with height through mesosphere?
UV radiations hit the ozone layer in the stratosphere. The energy is turned into heat energy. The mesosphere has no heat source in itself and is far away from the Earth and the Sun. Both heat sources. ...
Asked in The Moon, Flashlights
Is a flashlight good model for suns light energy hit earth?
Flashlight is not good model to test sun light hit earth. The light of flashlight is too small energy to compare sun light. ...
Asked in Physics, Earth Sciences
How does the motion of the Earth relate to day and night?
As the Earth orbits the sun, it is spinning on its axis (Kind of like a basketball being spun on a player's finger). The sun can only hit half of the Earth at once. So when you are on the side of the Earth that is facing away from the sun, it is night. When it is facing the sun, it is day. ...