What is the Closest Planet To Earth? Well, it ain’t Venus …

Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday March 25, 2019
Tags: elsewhere, space, video

As with everything: It Depends (when you’re looking):

When Earth and Venus are at their closest approach, their separation is roughly 0.28 AU — no other planet gets nearer to Earth. But just as often, the two planets are at their most distant, when Venus is on the side of the Sun opposite Earth, 1.72 AU away.

As the video show our closest planetary neighbour on average is not Venus but …

(Via Kottke)


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