The movement of a celestial body which is in orbit around another. It is often measured as the → orbital period.
Verbal noun of → revolve.
sidereal revolution period
dowre-ye gardeš-e axtari (#)
Fr.: période de révolution sidérale
The time taken by a planet or satellite to complete one revolution about its primary with respect to stars. For Earth, same as → sidereal year. Sidereal periods of the solar system planets, interms of the sidereal year, are as follows: Mercury 0.240846 (87.9691 days); Venus 0.615 (225 days); Earth 1 (365.25636 solar days); Mars 1.881; Jupiter 11.86; Satrurn 29.46; Uranus 84.01; and Neptune 164.8. That of the Moon is 0.0748 (27.32 days) and for → Sedna 12050.
→ sidereal; → revolution; → period.