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The Earth

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TheMoon

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Greek Mythology: The Earth Mother. A goddess or female spirit that represents the earth as the giver of life; a fertility goddess.

The Earth is the third planet from the Sun. It revolves around the Sun in 365.26 days at a distance of approximately 149 million kilometers (92.96 million miles).

The Earth rotates on its axis with a period of 23 hours 56.07 minutes.

The Earth has a diameter of 6,374 kilometers (3,959 miles), and a mass of approximately 5.974 1024 kilograms (13.17 1024 pounds).

TheMoon

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