Perigee

N.

The point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is nearest to the earth.
Synonyms:


  • Path
  • Pattern
  • Circle

Antonyms:



  • Furthest
  • Apogee
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The boy was amazed when he say the moon at its perigee.

The moon was so large at the perigee, that it seemed you could reach out and touch it.

Across the Moon - E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (7/10) Movie CLIP (1982) HD
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