FANDOM


NameEdit

  • Orbital period
    • also called, sidereal period[1]

DescriptionEdit

  • It is the temporal cycle that it takes an object to make one full orbit, relative to the stars.[1]

Orbital period in astronomyEdit

  • It is the lenght of a year on a planet.
  • Earth day is used as time unit to measure an orbital period lenght.

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbital_period