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Happy Perihelion Day 2020! Earth Is Closest to the Sun Today

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Earth is about to have a close encounter of the stellar kind.

Happy Perihelion Day 2020! Earth Is Closest to the Sun Today : Read more
Interesting images presented in the report. Today is Perihelion Day and last year, July 4th, 2019 was Aphelion Day. On Aphelion Day last year, the Sun was in Gemini, today it is in Sagittarius.

Q: What happened to the Sun's angular size between aphelion day in 2019 and the size measurement today?
Q: What does this change in angular size of the Sun demonstrate?
 

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