Eight Motions of the Earth

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Eight Motions of the Earth


1.Earth Rotates About Its Axis
2.Earth-Moon System Orbits a "Gravitational Centre"
3.The Earth Revolves Around the Sun Once a Year
4.The Sun and Earth Revolve Around the Solar System "Gravitational Centre"
5. The Earth's Orbit Precesses every 25,770 years
6. The Sun Revolves Around the Galaxy Once Every 250 Million Years
7. The Galaxy is moving through the Universe
8.Polar Variation - small but needs to be mentioned

"While most of our weather involves interactions between the earth / moon / sun / solar activity some long term weather variations may be due to lesser known earth motions"

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Fifty years of space exploration from the earth infographic


1. The Earth Rotates About Its Axis



2. Earth-Moon System Orbits a "Gravitational Centre"




3. The Earth Revolves Around the Sun Once a Year



4. The Sun and Earth Revolve Around the Solar System "Gravitational Centre"

5. The Earth's Orbit Precesses every 25,770 years



6. The Sun Revolves Around the Galaxy Once Every 250 Million Years



7. The Galaxy is moving through the Universe

8.Polar Variation - small but needs to be mentioned