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Year

A 12-month period. The tax year, the period of time during which annual taxes are calculated, runs from January 1 to December 31. A company's fiscal year, the period of time for which it makes its annual budget, may run for a different 12-month period.
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Uruguayan astronomer Tabare Gallardo suggested in 2006 that the asteroids Crantor and 2000 SN331 complete their orbits of the Sun in the same time period as Uranus-an orbit of approximately 84 Earth years.
In fact, according to Vogt, our solar system, with its far-flung planets and long years -- as compared with Jupiter, for example, which completes one circuit of the sun once every 12 Earth years -- is a relatively unusual one.
The rovers began missions intended to last for three months but which have lasted six Earth years, or 3.
The mission had been designed to last only 2 Earth years but endured the longest of any spacecraft sent to Mars.
I pointed out that Spice years were different from earth years and she's probably 57.
The rovers in 2001 and 2003 will be able to travel about 12-1/2 miles and last a whole Martian year - two Earth years.
Titan's seasons take about seven Earth years to change.
The original plan was to examine the planet for one Mars year, nearly two Earth years.