Asked in Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Planetary Science
Is a lunar year longer or shorter than a solar year?
A lunar year is slightly shorter than a solar year. A lunar year has about 354 days while a solar year has 365. ...
Asked in Planetary Science, Planet Venus
Is the solar year of Venus equal to or longer than the solar year of Mars?
The solar year of Venus should be shorter than the solar year of Mars because Venus is closer to the sun, so its rotation around the sun should take less time than a full rotation of the Sun for Mars. Also a solar year for Venus is 224.7 Earth days and a solar year for Mars is about 687 Earth days. ...
Asked in Planetary Science
What is the Period of difference between a solar and a lunar year?
lunar year:354.37 days Tropical year (solar year): 365.24219 days sidereal year: 365.25636042 ...
Asked in Astronomy, Planetary Science, The Moon
In what year did Rafer Johnson predict the solar eclipse?
he predicted the solar eclipse in 1798
Asked in Math and Arithmetic
How many lunar months are there in a solar year?
Approximately 12, but 12 lunar months are a little less than a solar year. In China, both lunar and solar calendars are used, but the lunar New Year does not fall on the same date of the solar year all the time. Occasionally they have a 13th lunar month to bring them back into alignment. ...
Asked in Lunar Eclipses, Pakistan
When will solar eclipse occur in Pakistan this year?
In 2017, a solar eclipse will occur in USA not Pakistan.
Asked in Christianity, Islam, Calendar
Why is the Muslim year shorter than the Christian year?
The Muslim calendar is based on the lunar cycle and the Christian calendar is based on the solar cycle. The lunar year is approximately 11 days shorter than the solar year. ...