Perigee

noun

Definiton

The point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is nearest to Earth

Synonyms

1. closest
2.not apogee
3.

Antonyms

1. apogee
2. farthest point
3. far away
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Perigee used in a sentence

1. The teacher had to tell her students that they were wrong thinking that the perigee was the farthest point from earth but it is actually the closest.
2. The scientist failed him test because he said the satellites perigee is not till next year but the real answer was that it is closest to the earth right now.
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