Motions of the Earth

Rotation

  • Rotation and revolution are the two primary motions of the earth. The spinning of the earth on its axis is known as rotation of the earth. The earth rotates from west to east. The earth completes one rotation in 23 hours 56 minutes and 4 seconds. The rotational speed of earth at equator i .... Read More

Revolution

  • Rotation and revolution are the two primary motions of the earth. The amount of heat received from the Sun also depends on these movements.
  • Rotation is the turning around of the earth on its own axis from west to east.
  • Revolution is the movement of earth around the S .... Read More

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