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English: Shows the definition of Perihelion and Aphelion with the sun. The ellipse is exaggerated for effect, but the focus is in the correct position for the eccentricity.
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Author Chris55


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current09:40, 27 September 2015Thumbnail for version as of 09:40, 27 September 2015486 × 428 (48 KB)Chris55This shows the earth's orbit approximately to scale (not the size of the bodies). The offset of the sun is still sufficient to make the point.
23:08, 26 September 2015Thumbnail for version as of 23:08, 26 September 2015526 × 358 (48 KB)Chris55much the same colours but a reasonable file size
22:50, 26 September 2015Thumbnail for version as of 22:50, 26 September 2015526 × 358 (1.12 MB)Chris55improve the colours
22:16, 26 September 2015Thumbnail for version as of 22:16, 26 September 2015528 × 358 (3 KB)Chris55produced with a different tool - maybe this works better
21:21, 26 September 2015Thumbnail for version as of 21:21, 26 September 2015524 × 372 (12 KB)Chris55User created page with UploadWizard
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