The earth moves from west to east; it moves eastward. This is why we observe the sun rising in the east. We are moving toward it. From the north, we would see this as a counter-clockwise rotation of the earth on its axis.
Tropical cyclones do not always move in a westward direction. For example, cyclones that form off the northwest coast of Australia tend to move eastwards towards the coastline.
no the sun doesnt move. the earth orbits the sun and rotates on its axis; that's why we have day and night.
The reason they seem to move at all is that we are standing on a rotating ball (the Earth) while we look at them. The direction of rotation of the Earth makes it look as though other objects - not just the Sun and Moon but the stars also - are moving westwards.
On Earth, the direction is east to west.
Tropical Cyclone usually moves Westwards, but as they turn with Earth rotation they experiences Precession and this results in Tropical Cyclones to move in Pole Direction ( Nothwards). As Earth rotates from West to East, Tropical Cyclones also experiences acceleration in East direction. Thus Tropical Cyclone (moving towards Pole) re curves to East direction.
In order to move from Antarctica to Africa -- or to any other continent on earth -- your direction is north.
Viewed from above the north pole, anticlockwise is the direction of spin.
it travels west to east
THE CONSTELLATIONS DON'T MOVE. THE EARTH DOES AND THAT IS WHY WE HUMANS THINK IT'S MOVING WHEN THEY ARE NOT.
because the earth moves(:
moves around the earth starting for the north pole
It will be blue shifted
it depends where on the earth you are standing
The Coriolis effect holds that because the Earth is spinning, surfacewaters move in a clockwise direction in the Northern Hemisphere and in acounterclockwise direction in the Southern Hemisphere.
Everywhere on earth is north of Antarctica.
Obviously. Since they move in an ellipse around the Earth (or other central body), they change direction all the time. The only way NOT to change direction would be to move in a straight line; satellites don't do that.
Due to the rotation of Earth celestial bodies always move from east to west.
The spectral lines move towards one direction, or towards the other direction, depending on the relative speed.
waves move in all direction
The Moon's orbit around the Earth is in the same direction as the movement of the planets around the Sun. If you look from the north, that would be counterclockwise.
The Moon always keeps the same side facing the Earth.So, whatever direction you name, there is some place on the Moon from which the Earth appears in that direction, and if the observer doesn't move to a different place on the Moon, then the Earth doesn't move either. It's always in the same direction. The concept of "Earth rise" or "Earth set" does not apply on the Moon.(This video from Apollo 8 came as the spacecraft was circling the Moon in orbit.)Note that for about half of the Moon's surface (the far side), the Earth is never visible. During the full moon, very little of Earth is illuminated by the Sun, as seen from the Moon.
The imaginary line (The Axis) has a force that holds on to the earth. This force is called Eriquity, and it also has the ability to move the earth in a sideways direction.