Well, sort of. Earth's Perihelion and Aphelion. The Earth is closest to the Sun, or at the perihelion, about 2 weeks after the December Solstice, when it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere.Conversely, the Earth is farthest away from the Sun, at the aphelion point, 2 weeks after the June Solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is enjoying warm summer months.
the point in an object's orbit (= a curved path in space around a planet or star) around the sun…. Aprender más. The perihelion is the point in the orbit of a planet, asteroid or comet that is nearest to the sun.It is the opposite of aphelion, which is the point farthest from the sun..