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ecentricity
the shape of the planet's orbit around the sun
perihelion
point in orbit closest to sun (january)
aphelion
point in orbit farthest from sun (June)
when do we change our time
april and october
where is sun on june 21
directly over tropic of cancer
where is sun on december 21
directly over tropic of capricorn
what is it called when the sun is direcyly over the tropic of cancer and capricorn
solstice
on september and march 21 where is the sun
directly over the equator
what is the sun called when it is directly over the equator
equinox
where is the tropic of cancer located
23.5ºN
where is the tropic of capricorn located
23.5ºs
what is at 66.5º n and s
arctic circle and antarctic circle
latitude of north and south pole
90º n and s
what happens in the tropics
furthest place from the equator to recieve direct sunlight