Measured Semimajor axis: ____________AU

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Find the semi-major axis by taking the average of the perihelion and aphelion distances:

Oct 19th, 2017

This is straightforward to do when you have the aphelion (farthest) and perihelion (closest) distances for an object in orbit. The semi-major axis will simply be the average of these two numbers :-)

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