Apogee

noun

Definition, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentences

Apogee- the point in its orbit when a planet or satellite (usually the moon) is farthest from the earth, the highest point; culmination; apex


Synonyms: Maximum Height, Peak

Antonyms: Low Point, Minimum


1. The satellite reached it's apogee about halfway through its' orbit.

2. The moon reached its' apogee over earth during the month of February.

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January 2014 Apogee Full Moon