Earth By: Geneva Wiseman

The Name of my planet is Earth.

This is a picture of Earth

The Diameter or size of the planet: Earth is 3959 miles long.

The period or rotation of your planet: The amount of time is takes for Earth to rotate is exactly 23 hours 56 minutes and 4 seconds.

Average distance from the sun - Earth is 92.96 miles away from the sun.

Origin of the planet’s name - Earth comes from a combination of old English and Germanic and is derived ‘eor(Th)e’ and eartha which means ground.

Average surface temperature or range of temperature -The average temperature of Earth is 61 degrees F.

5 Interesting Facts -

1. Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

2. An interesting fact about Earth is that it is the densest place in our solar system.

3.Earth was once believed to be the center of the universe.

4. 70% of Earth is water but we have only visited 5% of it

5. The Earth is the only place where a solar eclipse can happen.

All the planets (Earth is in the middle)
All of the planets

Credits:

Created with images by fortmyersfl - "#earth" • WikiImages - "planet planetary system mercury" • Image Editor - "01 The Solar System PIA10231, mod02"

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