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?
Just_Peachy
Asked Feb 05, 2012
It is called the period of revolution.

Source: http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-definition/period%20of%20revolution
whocares
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.
Rob
Answered Feb 05, 2012

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