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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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One year on Pluto equals 248 Earth years. But if you're in 5th grade, go there now!
Or a week off every six Earth years. Do you think they get a lot of Bank Holidays?
With three Martian years (six Earth years) of data in hand from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera, the researchers report on the sequence and variety of seasonal changes.
While befriending some human teenagers, the Autobots fight to protect Earth from the Decepticons and the return of Megatron, who has been missing for three Earth years.
Storms of this size seem to occur once every Saturnian year (29.4 Earth years).
The lake's depth dropped by about 1 meter per year between the region's midsummer and fall (one year on Titan is 29.5 Earth years), evidence that Titan's seas condense and evaporate with the seasons.
The behaviour you will have witnessed is a result of her believing she deserved to be paid 125 million of our bartering discs in exchange for living and mating with one of our minor gods for a period not exceeding four of our Earth years, whereas our tribal elders reckoned she was worth only about one fifth of that at a stretch - which still works out at some 17,000 discs per day.
DIAMETER: 2,300 kilometers (1,430 miles) AVERAGE DISTANCE FROM THE SUN: 5.9 billion kilometers (3.7 billion miles) DAY LENGTH (Time it takes to rotate once on its axis): 6.4 Earth days YEAR LENGTH (Time it takes to orbit once around the Sun): 248 Earth years
'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.'
Uranus is 1783 million miles from the Sun and takes 84 Earth years to orbit the Sun.
Titan's summer, for example, could last around seven Earth years.