Planet Earth! *The Planets Name* Earth means the planet we live on; we do not know how Earth got its name. *Position in the Solar System* Earth is the 3rd planet from the sun. Earth’s orbit is 93 million miles away from the sun. *Rotation on its Axis* Earth only takes 24hrs. To rotate. *Size* Earth’s circumference is 24,901.5 miles. The diameter is about 8,000 miles. Its surface area is 196,935,000 square miles. Earth is smaller compared to the other planets. The mass is 6 sextillion and 5,889 quintillion short tons, the density is 5.52 grams per cubic centimeter. *Orbit* It takes Earth 365 ¼ days to orbit the sun. *Temperature* the lowest temperature is 150 degrees F. The highest temperature is over 135 degrees F. *Composition of your Planet* Earth is a terrestrial planet (rocky) It get’s hotter in the core which is solid metal surrounded by molten metal at the continental crust, a thin layer is exposed to warmth and sunlight. *Rings* Earth has no rings , but scientist do belief that Earth had rings in the past but was broken by an asteroid or comet. *How would a Human be Fare on your Planet* us humans can live on Earth because Earth is a rock. It is just the right distance away from the sun to facilitate water, food, and warmth. *Discovery on your planet* Nobody discovered Earth because we already lived here. *Something Special* Earth is 3-5 billion years old. Earth is estimated to weigh about 6,585,600,000,000,000,000,000, tons. Earth travels through space at about 66,700 miles per hour.
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