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2 articles for "Average Daily Motion"

Average Daily Motion [DeVore]

Also called Mean Motion. The speed of a planet averaged over the period of a day is its average daily motion. The average motion of the Transneptunian planets is expressed in years.

 

PLANETSAVERAGE
  DAILY MOTION  
  TRANSNEPTUNIAN  
PLANETS
APPROXIMATE AVG.
ANNUAL MOTION
Moon           13°11'           Hades             1°
Mercury           01°23'           Zeus             .75°
Venus           01°12'           Kronos             .75°
Sun           00°59'           Apollon             .4°
Mars           00°31'           Admetos             .33°
Jupiter           00°05'           Vulcanus             .5°
Saturn           00°02'           Poseidon             .5°
Uranus           00°00'42"
Neptune           00°00'24"
Pluto           00°00'15"

 

See also:
♦ Mean Motion ♦ Trans-neptunian Planets

 

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