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  • Rotation period

Rotation period in astronomyEdit

  • The rotation period of an astronomical object is the time it takes to complete one revolution around its axis of rotation relative to the background stars.[1]
  • Not to be confuse with solar day, which is the time it takes a planet to face its parent star again.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

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

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