Earth Perihelion and Aphelion, 2000


Earth Perihelion and Aphelion, 2000
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Earth Perihelion and Aphelion, 2000
 
Jan. 3 Perihelion, 147,102,800 km (91,405,443 mi) from the Sun
July 4 Aphelion, 152,102,300 km (94,511,989 mi) from the Sun
Equinoxes and Solstices, 2000
March 20 Vernal equinox, 07:351
June 21 Summer solstice, 01:481
Sept. 22 Autumnal equinox, 17:271
Dec. 21 Winter solstice, 13:371
Eclipses, 2000
Jan. 21 Moon, total (begins 02:031), the beginning visible in northern Russia, Europe, northern Africa; the end visible in the Americas, the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Feb. 5 Sun, partial (begins 10:551), the beginning visible in Antarctica; the end visible in the southern Indian Ocean.
July 1 Sun, partial (begins 18:071), the beginning visible in the central southern Pacific Ocean; the end visible in the southern parts of Chile and Argentina.
July 16 Moon, total (begins 10:461), the beginning visible in the Indian Ocean, eastern Asia (including eastern Russia); the end visible in Hawaii, eastern Pacific Ocean.
July 31 Sun, partial (begins 00:371), the beginning visible in western Russia, northern parts of Scandinavia and Greenland; the end visible in northwestern North America.
Dec. 25 Sun, partial (begins 15:261), the beginning visible in the eastern Pacific Ocean (off the coast of the United States), northern Canada, southern Greenland; the end visible in the northern Atlantic Ocean (off the coast of northern Africa).
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        Source: The Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2000 (1999).

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