The earth and sun

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February 23, 2012 at 5:16 pm #433
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Is the Earth traveling around the Sun in a circle?

February 23, 2012 at 8:11 pm #441
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No.

The Earth orbit around the Sun is actually an ellipse and the Sun is located in one of the 2 foci of such ellipse.

February 23, 2012 at 8:18 pm #446
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You beat me to it dave

April 21, 2012 at 4:51 am #539
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Ellipse

May 28, 2012 at 1:24 pm #672
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The Earth travels around the sun in an ellipse, which in informal speech you may call an oval.
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