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Properties of the Sun Worksheet

Part A: The Rotation Period of the Sun
In which compass direction do the regions move over one day? 2. Make a diagram of the Sun-Earth system, showing the rotation of both the Sun and the Earth, as well as the revolution of the Earth about the Sun. What can you say about all of these motions? Comment on a possible reason for any similarities or differences.


What is the image scale (in km/mm)?


The distance, x, ttle feature moved between the two images:


Actual distance moved: