How “Goldilocks” is our orbit? Wouldn’t we still be fine if we were as far away from the Sun as Mars is?

Curiously, in the northern hemisphere our winter is when the sun is closest to the sun and our summer is when we are farthest from the sun.

Winter and summer seem more about what angle the sun is rather than how close it is.

That being said, Mars has no atmosphere or magnetosphere to speak of, while Earth does. If Earth was in the orbit where Mars is now, it would be cooler, but livable.

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