A fradgile planet

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Originally posted by scott_sieger
The planet of course doenot change it's orbit .... (true?)
No, this is exactly the error I was trying to correct. The distance from the sun of the earth itself does change by 2% Let me say that again: at perihelion (in January), the earth is 2% closer to the sun than at apahelion (in July). That works out to about 1.8 million miles. This is completely separate from the tilt angle of the axis.
 

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