Mercury at Perihelion

140502-001 Mercury at Perihelion at 23.46pm

Friday 2nd May 2014 @ 23:46 / 11.46pm
Mercury’s 88-day orbit around the Sun will carry it to its closest point to the Sun – its perihelion – at a distance of 0.31 AU.

(AU = Astronomical Unit; 1AU = Earth – Sun)

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