How many hours is night time?
Are there 12 hours in a night?
How long is nighttime in a day?
What is the night length?
How long is a day?
That is called a solar day. On Earth, a solar day is around 24 hours. However, Earth’s orbit is elliptical, meaning it’s not a perfect circle. That means some solar days on Earth are a few minutes longer than 24 hours and some are a few minutes shorter.