The diameter or size of the planet - 3,959 mi
The period or rotation and revolution - Average distance from the sun - Earth’s sidereal day is 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4 seconds.
Origin of the planet’s name - The name "Earth" is derived from both English and German words, 'eor(th)e/ertha' and 'erde', respectively, which mean ground. But, the handle's creator is unknown.
Average surface temperature or range of temperature - 57.2° F

4 Interesting Facts

1. The third planet from the Sun is Earth.
2. It is the only planet that has an atmosphere containing 21 percent oxygen.
3.It is the only planet in the solar system that has life.
The Earth is the only inner planet


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