Perihelion and Aphelion are the nearest and farthest points respectively of an object’s orbit around the Sun. This article tables the distances of Perihelion and Aphelion of solar system planets.
|Distance of Perihelion (×106 km)||Distance of Aphelion (×106 km)|
Earth reaches perihelion in the first week of January and aphelion in the first week of July.
Did you know: The winter in Northern hemisphere occurs when the Earth is closer to the Sun in its orbit.