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Perihelion and Solstice are not related – Wow!

Modified: 2017/09/16

Attention! I just realized that Perihelion and Solstice has NOTHING to do with each other. Earth Perihelion is when Earth is closest to the sun.  For example this time it falls on January 2, 2016.  That does NOT affect season change on planet Earth and this date moves forward rather quickly (1 calendar day every 60 years) through our human centuries. Being closest to the Sun doesn’t specifically affect the season in Northern hemisphere for two reasons: First – the difference between closest and furthest distances from the Sun is only 3.4%.  Imagine being able to see an object from 91.4 yards other than from 94.5 yards. Second – the entire planet (both hemispheres) is being…

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