NASA announcement: Mars to reach closest point to earth in 15 years for THIS reason

Express.co.uk | 6/17/2018 | Staff
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Yet the orbits of both planets are slightly tilted, and follow different paths.

Giant planets including Jupiter exert a gravitational pull on other celestial bodies such as Mars, which affects the orbits of different planets.

Mars - Orbit - Earth - Difference - Perihelion

Mars’ orbit is more elliptical than Earth’s, and so the difference between its perihelion and...
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