The Sun will be at its furthest annual distance from the Earth next Monday afternoon – 94,506,507 miles.
Heading outdoors to view the night sky; Venus and Jupiter will appear almost as one planet tomorrow and Wednesday night.
Don’t forget neglected Saturn visible in the south after dark. Moon is full on Wednesday.
European Space Agency Venus mission indicates there may still be active volcanoes on the second planet from the sun. If correct, this would place Venus in an exclusive solar system club!