Apogee

n. 1. The point in its orbit when a planet or satellite (usually the noon) is farthest from the earth.


2. The highest point; culmination; apex.

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Sentences

1. Many consider the apogee of the great playwright and writer Shakespeare to be the play Hamlet.

2. The moon is fourteen percent smaller at its apogee when looked at from the earth.

Synonyms

  • climax
  • peak
  • apex

Antonyms

  • perigee
Understand the Parameters of an Orbit of a satellite