How long does it take the planet Neptune to rotate the Earth?

Answer The planet Neptune does not rotate the Earth, but it rotates around the sun. It does so once every 165 years. It can only be seen using a telescope and has 13 known moons.Source:NASA: Profile of Ne... Read More »

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At what speed does the Earth orbit?

According to NASA, the Earth orbits the Sun at the rate of 67,000 miles per hour. Simple calculation reveals that the Earth travels in excess of 587 million miles in a year. The Earth is normally a... Read More »

What is the Earth's average wind speed?

The average wind speed on Earth is 11.1 miles per hour. 10-meter-high turbines throughout the world were used to gather data that helped scientists calculate the average wind speed over land (7.34 ... Read More »

What is the average wind speed on Earth?

Average wind speed varies upon where you are. Some areas such as Mt. Washington in New Hampshire experience average wind speeds of over 35 miles per hour. According to Stanford University research,... Read More »

How is the speed of wind high above the earth measured?

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, scientists measure wind speed above the earth using a polar-orbiting satellite called Terra. The satellite measures both cloud height... Read More »