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					                                  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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