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How earth is different from the other planets?
Question Date: 2013-03-16
Answer 1:

There are several ways in which our planet Earth is different from other planets.

First of all, humans can survive on Earth; we do not know yet of other planets which can support life. The Earth is situated just on the right distance from the Sun to make life possible. Being different for the rest of the planets on our Solar System, the Earth is the only known planet having an atmosphere rich in Oxygen (21%), and a lot of liquid water on its surface. The Earth has far fewer craters than the surface of Mars, Mercury, Venus and the Moon. This is a result of the geological activity of the Earth over millions of years.

The time it takes for the Earth to complete its orbit around the Sun is 365.25 days, a year. On the other hand planets like Mercury and Venus take less than a year to orbit the Sun, and Pluto, which is no longer considered a planet, takes 249 years to make one orbit around the Sun. The Earth tilts very slightly when she orbits the Sun, so giving us the seasons.

You will like to look at the interesting web site where I read about the Earth and its differences with other planets on our Solar System:

planets and Earth

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