That’s right, tonight we’re as close to the Sun as we get. Tomorrow we start the long six month slog back to Aphelion, three million miles above us and a hundred and eighty-five million miles below us. It’s statements like these that make it clear that English was not developed with orbital mechanics in mind.
What’s the appropriate way to celebrate perihelion?
Posted on January 4, 2012, in Daily Post and tagged astronomy, perihelion, postaday2012, spaceship Earth, total copout. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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