Rotational movement

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Rotational movement is the Earth’s revolution around an imaginary axis towards the .

The axis of rotation is tilted with respect to the orbital plane on which the Earth moves around the .

The rotational movement causes the succession of and , which is the reason for the difference in time throughout the Earth’s time zones. As the Earth is spherical, only the part exposed to the sun is .
As it turns around its self, the illuminated is not always the same. Thus, the illuminated portion (day) and the dark portion (night) are constantly changing.

The main consequences of the Earth’s rotation are:

and night.

Uniform amount of on Earth.