Earth's distance from the sun

Discussion in 'Hitchhiker's Guide' started by David Wilson, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. David Wilson

    David Wilson New Member

    Earth's closest approach to the sun, called perihelion, comes in early January and is about 91 million miles (146 million km), just shy of 1 AU. The farthest from the sun Earth gets is called aphelion. It comes in early July and is about 94.5 million miles (152 million km), just over 1 AU.
     

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