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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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It takes just under two Earth years for Mars to complete a single orbit around the sun.
The hardest thing for you to understand said [King Ec'ron] would be that not only are you on a different planet but that you are some sixty-one Earth years in your past right now" the author writes.
For 20 of the 248 Earth years it takes Pluto to orbit the Sun, it is closer to the Sun than Neptune.
Do you know, for example, that if you are 25 earth years old, you'd actually be 100 on Mercury?
Pluto's warming is believed to be its highly elliptical orbit which significantly changes the planet's distance from the sun during its long "year" which lasts 248 Earth years.
It doesn't seem possible that the two Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, have been on the red planet for more than one Martian year, which in elapsed time is more than two earth years, and still are performing practically flawlessly.
The goal is to measure temperature, water vapour and dust in the Martian atmosphere with full global coverage over at least one full seasonal cycle - two Earth years.
Data relays to Earth by way of the Odyssey platform, which has been orbiting the red planet for the past two and one half Earth years.
The California team estimates that Sedna requires 10,500 Earth years to complete a single 84-billion-rnile orbit around the sun.
Even though she left her vehicle a couple of earth years back, the rite continues.
1, 1900 and we are good (as far as dates, but without the time of day) until some time around the year 3200, by which time the calculations of the discrepancy between the solar and earth years are not accurate enough to know the exact amount of adjustment that will have to be made.