Planets

Perihelion and Aphelion of solar system planets

Perihelion and Aphelion

Perihelion and Aphelion are the nearest and farthest points respectively of an object’s orbit around the Sun. The following table shows the distances of Perihelion and Aphelion of solar system planets. Distance of Perihelion (×106 km) Distance of Aphelion (×106 km) Mercury 46 69.82 Venus 107.48 108.94 Earth 147.09 152.1 Mars 206.62 249.23 Jupiter 740.52 816.62 Saturn …

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Neptune facts – orbit, physical overview, natural satellites, etc

Neptune facts

Neptune is the eighth and last planet from the Sun. It is the fourth-largest planet in diameter but the third heaviest after Jupiter and Saturn. Let’s learn some interesting facts about Neptune, the “blue planet“. Neptune facts Orbit Neptune orbits at a distance of 2.8 billion miles (average) from the Sun. 2.8 billion miles is …

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