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year

(yēr),
An approximately 365-day period, the time the earth takes to revolve around the sun.
[O.E. gēar ]
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In terms of color choices, he stated: 'For the Earth Year, the colors are usually represented by yellow, all shades of yellow and all shades of red (pink, red, orange, fuchsia, purple).
(1.) Our observance of Earth Year was in part a way to honor our beloved colleague David Rhoads as he prepared to retire from full-time teaching.
Distance light travels in an earth year - six thousand billion miles
This also makes one Martian year longer than an Earth year. Within this context, the Opportunity's longevity becomes even more impressive.
One year on 2016 HO3 is just about 16 hours longer than an Earth year. Earth's gravity keeps the asteroid from wandering; it never strays farther than about 40 million kilometers from Earth and never comes closer than about 14 million kilometers (38 times Earth's distance from the moon).
The stamps were printed as part of three year celebrations which were sparked after last year was proclaimed Planet Earth year.
WWF announced Earth Year 2009 as the first "global election" pitting between global warming against a sustainable Earth.
The planet spins so slowly that a day on the planet is longer than one Earth year
The rains were believed to have caused a deluge and covered the planet with an average of 8.5 feet (2.6 meters) of water per Earth year.
On page 16 of the September issue, you wrote that the Martian dunes "moved with an average speed of 0.1 meter per Earth year," but the image caption with the story says that "Nipples on dunes...
WWF announced Earth Year 2009 as the first "global election" pitting global warming against a sustainable Earth.