EARTH By: Faith Laws

The name of my planet is Earth!!!

Size: The average diameter of Earth is 7913.09 miles.

(This Earth)

Rotation: Rotation lasts exactly 24 hours which is a whole day.

Revolution: Revolution is Earth traveling around the sun. Which takes 365 days which also causes the seasons.

The average distance from the sun is 92.96 million miles.

Origin for Earth: People do not know where the name earth came from. Earth was the only planet that was not named after a roman God or Goddess.

Average surface temperature: The average surface temperature is about 61 F. But the tempter is really depending on what the season is.

4 interesting facts:

1. When astronauts went into space they looked at earth and called it the "Blue Planet".

2. There are two additional asteroids that is in co-orbital orbits with earth.

3. Lighting strikes the earth over 8.6 million times per day.

4. Scientist believe that Earths stable climate is just an anomaly that will end in the next billion years.

Site: The place that i got my information was google and also some additional websites that google pulled up.

Credits:

Created with images by Comfreak - "all universe earth" • skeeze - "world earth planet" • fortmyersfl - "#earth" • shurik - "earth planet space" • rdchabs - "Earth" • Malin Helene - "Earth" • Michael Zero Mayer - "Earth" • skeeze - "earth space moon" • skeeze - "international space station view space" • PIRO4D - "astronaut astronomy satellite" • picjumbo_com - "autumn plant flower" • vargazs - "crocus cold flower" • Martyn Wright - "Our Home." • lanzeppelin0 - "landscape nature piemonte" • Lisa Padilla - "earth" • Pezibear - "crocus flower early bloomer" • petrafaltermaier - "spring blossom bloom" • skeeze - "lights space earth" • bc 400 - "July 20, 1969" • Bill Ward's Brickpile - "Earth" • Key West Wedding Photography - "Earth 8000X8000 Res" • Jaime Olmo - "The Beautiful Earth" • NASA Goddard Photo and Video - "Last Look at Earth in 2010" • 悠遊山城.樹玫瑰.庭園美食. - "earth" • NASA Goddard Photo and Video - "Blue Marble Animation" • skeeze - "earth rising moon" • Editor B - "Earth"

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