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Perihelion and aphelion

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The perihelion is the point in the orbit of a planet, minor planet, or comet, where it is nearest to ... When Earth is closest to the Sun, it is winter in the northern hemisphere and summer in the s...

Why Earth is Closest to Sun in Dead of Winter - Space.com

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Jan 2, 2007 ... If Earth is closest to the Sun in January, shouldn't it be summer?

Earth closest to sun on January 2 | Tonight | EarthSky

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Jan 2, 2011 ... It may be cold outside for the Northern Hemisphere, but Earth as a whole is nearly at its closest to the sun for this year.

The Earth is Hottest When It Is Furthest From the Sun On Its Orbit ...

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Dec 4, 2011 ... In this case, there would only be a very slight variation in temperature as the Earth got closer or further away from the Sun, but for the most part, ...

is the sun closer to the earth during the winter months? | Yahoo ...

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Dec 31, 2007 ... Best Answer: The Sun is closer to the Earth during the winter. The reason that it is so cold during the winter is that the Earth is tilted sideways, ...

Perihelion, Aphelion and the Solstices - Timeanddate.com

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The Earth is closest to the Sun – at its Perihelion – about two weeks after the December Solstice and farthest from the Sun – at its Aphelion – about two weeks  ...

At what month is the Earth closest to the Sun? - Windows to the ...

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Sep 29, 2003 ... If a body (like the Earth) is orbiting around the Sun, we say it is closest to the Sun at perihelion and farthest from the Sun at aphelion. In 2000 ...

How far is the closest star? | The Sun's Nearest Neighbor

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Jul 22, 2014 ... The Sun is the closest star to Earth, about 93 million miles away. The Sun's nearest neighbor, Alpha Centauri, is actually a triple-star system ...

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Jan 4, 2015 ... Earth reached its closest point to the Sun, called perihelion, this morning - 4th January, at a distance of roughly 91.5 million miles or 147 million ...

Stanford SOLAR Center -- Ask A Solar Physicist FAQs - Answer

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When is Earth closest and furthest from the Sun? (by Amara Graps). You may notice that the sunrise times continue to happen later in the day and the changes  ...

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Why is it hot in summer and cold in winter? (Everyday Mysteries: Fun ...

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It is all about the tilt of the Earth's axis. Many people believe that the temperature changes because the Earth is closer to the sun in summer and farther from the ...

When is Earth closest to the Sun? - StarChild - NASA

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On January 4, 2003, our Earth made its closest approach to the Sun for the year-- an event astronomers call perihelion. At perihelion, the Earth is about 147.5 ...

Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun

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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun? Create a model of the Earth and the Sun to explore the effect of the Earth's position on ...