Archive for the 'Astronomy' Category

Happy Perihelion Day (1/4)…

Today the Earth is its closest to the Sun in its yearly orbit. It is .983273 AU (91420479 miles or 147095551 km). And aphelion will be July 4, 2009.

Happy Winter Solstice Day (12/22)…

Today is the first full day of winter solstice, although it officially began yesterday 12/21 according to GMT, but it was nighttime our time, so this is the first full day that we can welcome in old man Winter.