apehelion

January 5, 2020
Aphelion versus perihelion. (orbits exaggerated). Image credit: NOAA/NASA.

Happy Perihelion 2020!

All of us on Earth and in orbit reached our closest point to the Sun, January 5 at 2:48 EST or 7:48 Universal Time (UT). This point of closest approach to the Sun is called perihelion. The point when Earth