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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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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.
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," between global warming Earth.
We are positioned in the Middle East , which is an earth area, and 2009 is an earth year.
Distance light travels in an earth year - six thousand billion miles
5 billion years old, the value of basing a Martian report on the Earth from selective data gathered over a period of ten minutes in an Earth year is equivalent to basing a report on longer term Earth trends on 95,000 years of observation.
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Difference in mean Statistical latitude Comparison Mars Earth year Difference (degrees) to 2000 NPC year 2000 -- -- The standard 25 2002 Yes 0.
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
1 meter per Earth year," but the image caption with the story says that "Nipples on dunes.
If the star, known as R136a1, took the place of the sun in our solar system, its gravitational attraction would pull our planet in so close that the length of an Earth year would shrink to three weeks.