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Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life. According to radiometric dating and other evidence, Earth formed over 4.5 billion years ago. Earth's gravity interacts with other objects in space, especially the Sun and the Moon, which is Earth's only natural satellite. Earth orbits around the Sun in 365.256 solar days, a period known as an Earth sidereal year. During this time, Earth rotates about its axis 366.256 times, that is, a sidereal year has 366.256 sidereal days.

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Organizations relating to Earth

European Forum for Restorative Justice / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 2000
International Bureau of the Societies Administering the Rights of Mechanical Recording and Reproduction / Neuilly-sur-Seine, France / Est. 1929
IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
International Society for Invertebrate Neurobiology / Tihany, Hungary / Est. 1989
International Network for Urban Research and Action / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1991
Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 2001
Institute of World Economics and Politics, Hanoi / Hanoi, Vietnam / Est. 1983
Marie Schlei Association - Assistance for Women in Africa, Asia and Latin America / Hamburg, Germany / Est. 1984
UCSJ - Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1970
International Association of Prosecutors / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1995
Latin American Information System on Trade and Environment / Montevideo, Uruguay
European Network of Building Research Institutes / Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Belgium / Est. 1988
Fondation TerrEspoir / Bussigny, Switzerland / Est. 1996
FIAN International / Heidelberg, Germany / Est. 1986
European ECO Forum / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
European Federation for the Vitrified Clay Pipe Industry / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1957
ASM International / Materials Park OH, USA / Est. 1913
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights / Est. 1966
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights / Est. 1966
Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1952
Soroptimist International of the Americas / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1921
European Network of Women Elected Representatives of Local and Regional Authorities / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Women in Dialogue / London, UK / Est. 1975
Inter-American Cooperative Institute / Panama, Panama / Est. 1963
Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 2000

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