orbital period

The Orbit of Earth will be Hiding Earth 2.0

According to a new study by a Russian scientist, the Sun's own motion around the Solar System's center of mass…

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The Orbit of Neptune. How Long is a Year on Neptune?

Given its extreme distance from the Sun and slow orbital speed, a year on Neptune last as long as 164.5…

4 years ago

When Will Mars Be Close to Earth?

Every two years, Earth and Mars reach the closest points to each other in their orbit, which is referred to…

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The Orbit of Venus. How Long is a Year on Venus?

As the second closest planet to our Sun, Venus takes 224.65 days to complete a single orbit around our Sun,…

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The Orbit of Mercury. How Long is a Year on Mercury?

Owing to its rapid orbital period, a year on Mercury lasts about 88 days, which means a year is only…

4 years ago

The Orbit of the Moon

The Orbit of the Moon is strange, which gives rise to changes in its appearance. It is also slowly changing,…

5 years ago

How Fast Does Venus Rotate?

Venus' orbit has some strange properties, which includes taking 243.025 days to rotate once, and the fact that it rotates…

5 years ago

A Planet With A 27,000 Year Orbit & That’s Just Where The Strangeness Begins

In the far-flung system of CVSO 30, two planetary candidates have been found with very different orbits - presenting new…

5 years ago

The Orbit of Mars. How Long is a Year on Mars?

Mars and Earth have many similarities, but the length of a year is not one of them! Compared to Earth,…

5 years ago

Kuiper Belt Objects Point The Way To Planet 9

A new study from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has indicated that the extreme eccentricity of distant KBOs could point…

5 years ago