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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsWeather · 7 months ago

How would Earths seasons be different if the eccentricity was 0.05 and Earth had a 36 hour day?

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  • Anonymous
    7 months ago
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    wrong forum. belongs in Earth Science & Geology

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  • Ron
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    Seasons are controlled more by Earth's tilt, not eccentricity.  Depending on timing of perihelion, a greater eccentricity will cause larger temperature extremes. 

    A longer day, or slower rotation, would make a year 243 days long with a leap year every other year.  Not sure it would affect climate significantly.

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