The point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is nearest the earth.
synonyms: path, pattern, rotation
antonyms: apogee, circle, course, lap
1. The moon seems slightly larger during its perigee and smaller during its apogee.
2. The moon is closer to us during its perigee.
Supermoon July 12, 2014 HD Video from Okanagan - 'perigee moon' rises - YouTube