What is the position of the Earth when it is at the greatest distance from the sun?

A. Aphelion
B. Antipode
C. Perihelion
D. Aldiate
Answer» A. Aphelion
Explanation: The Earth is farthest away from the Sun, at the aphelion point, two weeks after the June Solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is enjoying warm summer months. Conversely, it is closest to the Sun, or at the perihelion, about two weeks after the DecemberSolstice, when it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
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