Originally Posted by Brad
Just a few times the distance out as the moon.
The moon's orbit is about 250,000 miles, right?
Varies a bit, but 240,000 miles is a good ballpark.
Perigee 363,104 km (0.002 4 AU)
Apogee 405,696 km (0.002 7 AU)
And it increases about 3.8cm a year.