January
for summer and winter solstice
for spring and autumn equinox
for perihelion and aphelion

Revolution of the Earth

What does Earth's orbit around the Sun look like?

Relevant values of the Earth in the model

Distance from the Sun: mil. km
Orbital speed: km/s
Solar energy: W/m2

Solar energy includes all electromagnetic solar radiation which, at a given distance from the Sun, falls on an area 1 m2 perpendicular to the sun's rays.

Using mouse you can move in  space and rotate the scene.