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What is the difference between rotation and revolution? 

Asked by Topperlearning User 6th April 2016, 8:03 AM
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Answer:

Rotation:

  • It is the movement of the Earth on its own axis.
  • It takes about 24 hours or one day to complete one rotation.
  • It causes day and night.

Revolution:

  • It is the movement of the Earth around the Sun.
  • The Earth takes 365 days to complete one revolution.
  • It causes seasons. 
Answered by Expert 6th April 2016, 10:03 AM
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