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Description Precession of Earth's rotational axis due to the tidal force raised on Earth by the gravity of the Moon and Sun.
Source Vectorized by Mysid in Inkscape after a NASA Earth Observatory image in Milutin Milankovitch Precession.
Author NASA, Mysid


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current15:18, 29 June 2010Thumbnail for version as of 15:18, 29 June 2010670 × 764 (30 KB)Antonsusi...
19:12, 28 June 2010Thumbnail for version as of 19:12, 28 June 2010670 × 764 (30 KB)AntonsusiAdjustings, valid code
02:05, 15 January 2010Thumbnail for version as of 02:05, 15 January 2010670 × 764 (64 KB)LtPowersReverted to version as of 22:01, 4 May 2008
00:43, 15 January 2010Thumbnail for version as of 00:43, 15 January 2010670 × 764 (64 KB)Joe KressReverted to version as of 22:01, 4 May 2008
08:43, 2 August 2009Thumbnail for version as of 08:43, 2 August 2009670 × 764 (44 KB)Mysidprecession movement is CCW, not clockwise
22:01, 4 May 2008Thumbnail for version as of 22:01, 4 May 2008670 × 764 (64 KB)Mysid==Description== {{Information |Description=Precession of rotational axis relative to the direction to the Sun at perihelion and aphelion. This changes the time of the year at which perihelion and aphelion occur. |Source=Vectorized by [[w:User:Mysid|Mysid]
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