# What is Mercury's perihelion and aphelion?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 28, 2016

Perihelion = 46.0 M km = 28.59 M miles =0.3075 AU.

Aphelion = 69.8 M km = 43.38 M miles = 0.4666 AU

#### Explanation:

1 AU is the mathematical average of Earth-Sun distance = 149597870 km