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In astronomy, the rotation period of a celestial object is the time that it takes to complete one revolution around its axis of rotation relative to the background stars. It differs from the planet's solar day, which includes an extra fractional rotation needed to accommodate the portion of the planet's orbital period during one day.


Rotation period sections
Intro  Measuring rotation  Earth  Rotation period of selected objects  See also  References  External links  

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