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Fraser
2015-Feb-09, 05:10 PM
Remember a few weeks ago when the weather on Mars was making the news? At the time, parts of the Red Planet was experiencing temperatures that were actually warmer than parts of the US. Naturally, there were quite a few skeptics. How could a planet with barely any atmosphere which is farther from the Sun […]

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agingjb
2015-Feb-09, 05:21 PM
The article gives the difference between Martian perihelion and aphelion as 2.8 AUs - I think it's .28

agingjb
2015-Feb-09, 09:13 PM
Ah yes, I see it has been corrected.