Earth at Perihelion

On January 3, 2019 at 12:19 a.m. Greenwich Time, the Earth will be at Perihelion, or nearest to the Sun. At that time. Earth is about 147.1 million kilometers from the Sun or 91.4 million miles. At Aphelion, which will occur on July 4, 2019 at 6:10 p.m., Earth will be 152.1 million kilometers or 94.5 million miles, a difference of about 5 million kilometers.


This image was created by Chris55 and made available under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

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