Today the Earth is at Perihelion

Posted by Marge on 01/03/2018 in History or Holidays |

What is Perihelion? Perihelion is when the earth is closest to the sun. The words Perihelion and Aphelion come from ancient Greek where peri means close, apo means far, and helios means the Sun? Helios refers to┬áthe Greek god of the sun. These words are used in astronomy to refer to the closest and farthest […]

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