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michaellxv
03-02-2011, 08:38 PM
1 day is 1 rotation of the earth
1 year is 1 orbit of the earth around the sun.
What is 1 orbit of the sun around the galaxy called?:help:

Benno18
03-02-2011, 08:46 PM
Sounds like a logical step to take take to me:lol:

Now i want to know!!!!:lol:

Edit: FOUND IT!!!!

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_orbital_period_of_the_s un

michaellxv
03-02-2011, 08:48 PM
and how long does it take?

Note: A damn long time is not an acceptable answer.:D

Robh
03-02-2011, 08:54 PM
Also read this ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galactic_year

Regards, Rob

michaellxv
03-02-2011, 09:46 PM
So the sun is about 20 years old then.

ballaratdragons
03-02-2011, 09:52 PM
No, the sun is about 20 gyears old :lol:

Miaplacidus
03-02-2011, 10:09 PM
I don't feel quite so old now.
:)