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Planetary Speed Comparison

| | November 6, 2019

If you spent any time paying attention in class, you’d know that every planet spins at a different speed. Scientist and data geek James O’Donaghue put together this nifty visualisation that shows the the relative speed and axial tilt of our Solar System’s planets (and Pluto). We had no idea Jupiter was such a speed demon.

Relative rotation rates and axial tilts of (the only) mapped planets and dwarf planets, at 10hours/sec [OC] from r/dataisbeautiful


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