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If a planet takes 100 years to revolve around the sun, how long is their day? Is there...
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The time taken by a planet to revolve around the Sun is how long a year on the planet is. In this case one year on the planet has the same duration as 100 Earth years. It is not possible to determine how long a day on the planet is given only the time it takes to revolve around the Sun as the two are not correlated. For example, a year on Venus is equal to 224.68 Earth days but a day on Venus is equal to 243 Earth days; on the other hand a year on Neptune is equal to 164.81 Earth years but a day is only 19.1 Earth hours.
It is not possible to determine how long a day on the planet is with the information provided.
The missing information is the time taken by the planet to rotate on its axis.
Posted by justaguide on April 11, 2013 at 3:56 AM (Answer #2)
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