Facts about the Earth


Average Solar Distance 152 million km
Revolution Period 365.26 Earth days
Rotation Period 23.93 hours
Equatorial diameter 12,756 km
Gravitational Pull 9.8 meters per second per second
Natural Satellites 1      (Tell me more!)


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