Perigee

Part of Speech: noun

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


Synonyms:

- curve

- cycle

- lap


Antonyms:

- apogee

- apex

- zenith


Original Sentences:

1. Scientists will be alert and prepared to capture pictures of the moons perigee.

2. When the perigee of an object in space is in the near future, scientists will prepare to watch it.

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