Period of Mars's orbit

Period of Mars's orbit (1.88 y)



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Period of Mars's orbit (1.88 y)

  • is 1/2000 of Age of earliest swords (3,700 y)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Time since the peak of Roman Empire (1,900 y)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Duration of Pandyan Empire (South India) (1,850 y)...more
  • is 1/400 of Time since the birth of Dante Alighieri (757 y)...more
  • is 1/250 of Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system (479 y)...more
  • is 1/200 of Time since the birth of Newton (379 y)...more
  • is 1/200 of Duration of Mali Empire (375 y)...more
  • is 1/100 of Lifespan of Galapagos giant tortoise (190 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since Charles Lindbergh first flew across the Atlantic (95 y)...more
  • is 1/40 of Period of Halley's Comet's orbit (75.3 y)...more
  • is 1/40 of Time since the invention of the transistor (74 y)...more
  • is 1/20 of Time since first Apple Macintosh Computer launched (38 y)...more

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