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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?

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 ...

Is it true that each year the earth is getting closer to the sun? - Quora

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Orbital mechanics are actually complex and chaotic. I don't mean with chaotic that there are no ...

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 pulling the planets closer to it? | - All About Space Magazine

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Dec 23, 2013 ... Could the planets in our Solar System be getting closer and closer to the Sun?

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 ...

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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 ...
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Apr 6, 2015 ... From QI Series I - Illumination QI DAILY - 4 January On this day in 2014, Earth reached the perihelion of its orbit, where it is closest to the Sun.
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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 ...

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  ...

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.