BBC - Orbit: Earths Extraordinary Journey (2012)Information
Orbit: Earths Extraordinary Journey
Right now you're hurtling around the sun at 64,000 miles an hour (100,000 kms an hour). In the next year you'll travel 584 million miles, to end up back where you started. Presenters Kate Humble and Dr Helen Czerski follow the Earth's voyage around the sun for one complete orbit, to witness the astonishing consequences this journey has for us all.Part 1: July to December
In this first episode they travel from July to the December solstice, experiencing spectacular weather and the largest tides on Earth....