the point in a satellite's orbit when it is nearest to earth
Synonyms and Antonyms
- zero gravity
1. When a perigee occurs with a satellite, it is easiest to see earth because it is the closest point it will ever be while in orbit.
2. The boy was like a perigee compared to the rest of the class considering that he couldn't get much closer to the board.
Explaining the "Full Moon at Perigee" Phenomenon, Philippines in Focus