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n. - Apoapsis in solar orbit.

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  • Earth and the other planets are warming from the inside after Vulcan passed aphelion.
  • At the opposite point of its orbit, where it will be in "aphelion," or farthest from the sun, the sun will only appear about 19 minutes in diameter.
  • The Earth is farthest from the sun on July 4th, or aphelion (Figure 1).
  • The Engineers would have given them an orbital aphelion inside the Ring. for more
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