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Solar Orbiter reaches first perihelion

Solar Orbiter reaches first perihelion


Date: 15 June 2020
Satellite: Solar Orbiter
Copyright: ESA/ATG medialab

ESA's Sun-explorer Solar Orbiter reached its first perihelion, the point in its orbit closest to the star, on 15 June 2020, getting as close as 77 million kilometres to the star's surface.

Last Update: 30 September 2020
31-Oct-2020 10:41 UT

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