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Why is the earth at an angle?

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Was the earth always at an angle or was in knocked onto the angle it is at?

I'm told today that if the earth was not at its present angle, that we would not experience the changes in the weather and climate, is this true?

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1 hour ago, Casio said:

Was the earth always at an angle or was in knocked onto the angle it is at?

During formation of the Solar System there have been many proto planets collisions. One of such collisions created the Earth and the Moon as we know but Moon was much closer to the Earth.

1 hour ago, Casio said:

I'm told today that if the earth was not at its present angle, that we would not experience the changes in the weather and climate, is this true?

Yes. Also presence of the Moon stabilized and slowed down rotation of the Earth. It is not wobbling.

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We’d still experience changes in weather and climate but seasons would be different. 

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17 minutes ago, Sensei said:

Also presence of the Moon stabilized and slowed down rotation of the Earth. It is not wobbling.

It may wobble less, but it wobbles. The direction of the north pole (rotational axis) is not fixed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polar_motion

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