EARTH STATISTICS: Straight-Up Stats of Earth

Radius: 6,371 km Surface Area: 510,000,000 km2 Day Length: 23h 56min 4sec Moons: 1 (The Moon) Orbit period: 365.26 days Core temperature: 5,500°C Surface Temperature: -88 to 58°C Water covers 70% of the Earth (only […]

Planetary Wobbles

CHANDLER WOBBLE: Why the Earth Wobbles

The Chandler Wobble Theory Earth spins on its axis of rotation. But it doesn’t spin perfectly. Like a toy top, it wobbles when it spins. This displacement is known as Chandler wobbles. The Chandler wobble […]