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Earth at Perihelion

The Earth is at perihelion when it is closest to the sun in its elliptical orbit around the star. This event typically occurs around January 3rd each year. Perihelion and its counterpart aphelion, when Earth is farthest from the sun, are key astronomical events that influence our planet's climate and seasons. While it's not a widely celebrated occasion, some astronomy enthusiasts might mark the event by observing the night sky or studying the Earth's orbit and its effects on our planet's climate. It's also a great opportunity to reflect on the wonders of the universe and our place within it.

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