According to Universe Today, the duration of a day on Earth is the time it takes for the planet to complete a rotation around its axis. The Earth’s rotation takes 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4.1 seconds. More »

A year on Venus is equivalent to 225 Earth days. This is much shorter than a year on Earth, because Venus has a shorter orbit around the sun than Earth does. More »

The Earth experiences days and nights as a result of the planet spinning on its axis. As the planet spins, the part that is facing the sun experiences day, while it is night for the part facing away from the sun. More »

The imaginary line around which the Earth spins is called the axis of rotation. Because the Earth's axis points at an angle of 23.5 degrees away from the axis of the Sun's rotation, the Earth experiences seasonal changes... More »

The Earth experiences days and nights as a result of the planet spinning on its axis. As the planet spins, the part that is facing the sun experiences day, while it is night for the part facing away from the sun. More »

Day and night on Earth are caused by the planet's rotation around its axis and its position relative to the Sun. The Earth rotates from west to east, so places further east experience daybreak and nightfall sooner. One h... More »

One lunar day, the length of time it takes the moon to complete a full rotation on its axis, is equivalent to 28 days on Earth. This is also the amount of time it takes for the moon to complete its orbit around the Earth... More »