The
earth is a tad wider 41 km than it is tall, giving it a slight bulge
at the equator. This shape is known as an ellipsoid or more properly,
geoid (earthlike)
Discovery : Date of Discovery
: Unknown, Discovered By : Known by the Ancients
Orbit Size
Around Sun : 149,598,262 km, Scientific Notation: 1.4959826 x 108 km,
Astronomical Units: 1.000 A.U.
Mean Orbit Velocity :
107,218 km/h, Scientific Notation: 2.9783 x 104 m/s
Orbit Eccentricity : 0.01671123
Equatorial Inclination
: 23.4393 degrees
Equatorial Radius : 6,371.00
km, Scientific Notation: 6.3710 x 103 km
Equatorial Circumference
: 40,030.2 km, Scientific Notation: 4.00302 x 104 km
Volume : 1,083,206,916,846
km3, Scientific Notation: 1.08321 x 1012 km3
Mass
5,972,190,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg, Scientific Notation: 5.9722 x
1024 kg
Density : 5.513 g/cm3
Surface Area : 510,064,472
km2, Scientific Notation: 5.1006 x 108 km2
Surface Gravity : 9.80665
m/s2
Escape Velocity : 40,284
km/h, Scientific Notation: 1.119 x 104 m/s
Sidereal Rotation Period
0.99726968 Earth Days, 23.934 Hours
Surface Temperature :
88/58 (min/max) °C, Scientific Notation: 185/331 (min/max) K
Atmospheric Constituents
: Nitrogen, Oxygen; Scientific Notation: N2, O2; By Comparison: N2 is
80% of Earth's air and is a crucial element in DNA.
What is the diameter of the earth?
: The diameter of the earth at the equator is 12,756.32 kilometers.
If you measure the earth through the poles the diameter is a bit shorter
12,715.43 km.
