Asked in Earth Sciences
When viewed from the north all planets revolve around the sun Most of them rotate in this sense and have most of their satellites revolve in this sense as well?
Asked in Planetary Science, Planet Mars
How long does it take mars to make a full rotation around the sun?
Mars does not rotate around the Sun. It revolves around the Sun. It takes Mars about 687 Earth days for Mars to revolve once around the Sun. Planets and moons rotate about their own axes, but they revolve around the Sun (for planets) or (for moons) other planets. ...
Asked in Science
Does earth revolves around the sun on its own orbit?
Yes all eight planets plus an additional billions of meteoroids and dust revolve around the sun; however, all planets like Earth have a set orbit and revolve around the sun. All planets also rotate on an axis. ...
Asked in Planetary Science, The Solar System
Which planets in your solar system rotate on their axis?
All of them. A few satellites are tidally locked to their primary (luna for example), but all the planets rotate. ...
Asked in Planetary Science, The Moon
Do the planets rotate around the sun or revolve around the sun?
A Planet rotates on it axis. (For Earth, the axis of rotation runs between the North and South Poles.) Planets orbit the sun. Planets are in orbit around the Sun. Planets revolve around the sun. Planets revolve on their axis of rotation. So, the point is that it is sloppy to just say a planet rotates or revolves and one should specify the axis relative to which one is discussing rotation or revolution. Orbits, are pretty clear though. ...
Asked in Planetary Science
What best describes the orbits of the planets?
Planets revolve around the Sun. The Sun does not revolve or rotate around the planets. Planetary orbits are best described as an ellipse. Revolving is when the planet goes around the Sun. Rotating is when the planet spins on its own axis. The Earth does one revolution in 365 days but one rotation in 24 hours. ...
Asked in Planetary Science
Do stars rotate around the earth?
No. The earth rotates, not the stars. yelp! stars rotate around the earth gravaltational pull receptic system. The answer to this question is impossible to find because you don't rotate around objects, you revolve around them. So a better question would be "Do stars revolve around the Earth?" The answer to that question is no. Now stars do rotate, but most of them don't revolve around anything. (Some revolve around other stars.) ...
Asked in Astronomy, Planetary Science, The Moon
Do earth and mars rotate around the sun in the same direction?
Earth and Mars revolve around the sun in the same direction. In fact, all of the 8 planets and Pluto do. ...
Asked in Astronomy
What rotates in the universe?
Planets rotate around the sun. ______________________ Actually, EVERYTHING seems to rotate. Planets spin. So do stars. Planets rotate around stars, and moons rotate around planets. There are many multiple-star systems, and the planets orbit their common center of mass, or "barycenter". All the stars in the Milky Way rotate around the center of the Milky Way. ...