Where we live. The third planet from the Sun in the Solar System, the Earth rotates once per 23h 56m 4s relative to distant celestial bodies, and about once per 24 hours with respect to the Sun.


Diameter: 7,926 miles (12,756 km)

Planet rotation time: 23.93 hrs

Distance from Sun: 92,960,000  miles (149,600,000 km)

Revolution around the Sun time: 365.26 days

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