The amount of time it takes a planet to go around the sun is called the

What is it called? The mean distance from the sun, period of revolution, period of rotation, or eccentricity of orbit?
Asked Feb 05, 2012
It is called the period of revolution.

Answered Feb 05, 2012
In simple terms this is correct.
Period is a chunk of time. Planets revolve around the sun while rotating on their axis.
Answered Feb 05, 2012

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