perihelon

Earth Hits Aphelion July 3rd. What Does That Mean?
From our friends at the National Weather Service comes the reminder that Aphelion is not a bad thing. This Thursday, July 3rd, at about 6 P.M. MDT the Earth will reach Aphelion, its farthest point from the Sun in its orbit. This occurs because the orbit of the Earth is not perfectly circular but sli…