How far does the earth travel around the sun in a year?

Answer According to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, the earth travels at 67,000 mph. This means the total distance traveled around the sun in a year is 586,920,000 miles in a year.Sou... Read More »

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How Do We Define the Length of a Year on Earth?

Lengths of time are relative. In general, they relate to some natural phenomenon or subdivision of said phenomenon. A day is the amount of time it takes for the Earth to rotate once. From the accep... Read More »

What was the year that the earth last saw halley's comet?

Halley's Comet was last visible from earth in 1986 and is predicted to return in 2061. Halley's Comet has reappeared every 74 to 79 years since 240 B.C. The comet was named after the English astron... Read More »

In what year did NASA spacecraft orbit earth?

well nasa went into bussneis on October 1st, 1958. but did not send any human into space until the early 1960's. but i think they sent up some satilites in 1959, but im not total sure. but i do kno... Read More »

How many asteroids enter the earth's atmosphere every year?

Asteroids are large metallic rocks that orbit the sun. Asteroids are called meteoroids when they pass close to Earth. Millions enter Earth's atmosphere each day, but most of them burn up before eve... Read More »