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Earth's Tilt, Rotation, and Revolution
Terms in this set (13)
Each of the two times of the year when days and nights are of equal length
- point at which days are longest in one hemisphere and shortest in another
orbital point nearest the sun
point in a planet's orbit that is farthest from the sun
to slant or tip. The Earth is titled 23.5O
Turning around an axis or center point.
The movement of an object around another object
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the North and South poles.
The side of the Earth that has rotated toward the Sun. Sunlight brightens this half of the Earth.
The side of the Earth that has rotated away from the Sun. This half of the Earth is in darkness.
12:00 in the day
12 o'clock at night
periods of the year with different weather conditions
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