What is the Earth?
Planet Earth facts
- The planet Earth is about 4.5 billion years old.
- Earth spins at 1000 miles per hour. It takes 24 hours to complete a full rotation.
- It's daytime on the side of the Earth that faces the Sun and nighttime on the side that is facing away.
- The Earth takes a year to travel around the Sun.
- Planet Earth has one moon, which is held in orbit by gravity.