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# What do you mean by rotation?

## What do you mean by rotation?

Rotation describes the circular motion of an object around its center. There are different ways things can rotate.

## What are the 3 differences between rotation and revolution?

“Rotation” refers to an object’s spinning motion about its own axis. “Revolution” refers the object’s orbital motion around another object. For example, Earth rotates on its own axis, producing the 24-hour day. Earth revolves about the Sun, producing the 365-day year.

What are the two effects of rotation?

Effects of Rotation of the Earth The spinning of the earth on its axis causes days to turn into nights. A difference of one hour is created between two meridians which are 15 degrees apart. A change in the direction of wind and ocean currents. The rise and fall of tided every day.

How are rotation and Revolution alike and different?

the similarities is that they both involve the change in the state of rest while the difference is that rotation is the turning of a body about it’s axis for example a standing fan while revolution is the turning of a body round an object for example the earth moving round the sun

### What are the effects of rotation and Revolution?

Changes of seasons on Earth are the combined effects of the Earth’s tilt on its axis and the Earth’s revolution around the sun. Rotation and revolution together cause day and night, changes of seasons, change in the length of day and night, circulation of air in the atmosphere, and many other geographical phenomenon.

### What is the rotation and Revolution of the Earth?

Rotation of earth is the spinning at its own axis whereas revolution of earth is the movement of earth around the sun

• Earth completes one rotation in one day whereas earth completes one revolution in one year
• Due to rotation days and nights are formed whereas due to revolution seasons are formed
• What is orbit Revolution?

Orbital revolution. Orbital revolution is a movement of a planet around a star. For example, the Earth rotates around the Sun. Planets rotate in a elliptical orbit.