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Day, night, and the seasons

In this short animation Paxi, the ESA mascot, explores the Earth's orbit to tell us about day, night and the seasons. Paxi goes on holiday and tells us about how the Sun is a star and gives us light and heat. He flies into space and looks down at the Earth's spinning axis and its orbit around the sun. He explains how these two things creates day, night, years and the seasons. 

This resource has been produced by the European Space Agency, (ESA).

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