Backyard Almanac: spiders in the daisies and other things that should be song titles

Jun 28, 2019

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The universe's answer to broadcasting's "seven second delay" is aphelion and perihelion.

The sun is closest to Earth about two weeks after the winter solstice in December (perihelion) and furthest from the earth about two weeks after the summer solstice.

This year, aphelion will be July 4th.

Plus bird families, turtle families, frog families ... and the joys of a walk in the fog, this morning on Backyard Almanac.

And here's some Phenology phenology: what we were talking about last year at this time: