Educational Media Awareness Campaign/Geography: General/POTD 5

Orbit and rotation
The image shows relations between Axial tilt (also called Obliquity), rotation axis, plane of orbit, celestial equator and ecliptic. Earth is shown as viewed from the Sun, the orbit direction is counter-clockwise (to the left). Click on the image for a full size version which you can freely re-use and modify. Print it and use it for your lessons, integrate it into your pages on Wikiversity, or use it in other learning resources and websites. Use the links below to find more images like this one.

Earth - Geographic diagrams - Celestial coordinate systems
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