Definitions for apoapsis

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  1. apoapsis, point of apoapsis(noun)

    (astronomy) the point in an orbit farthest from the body being orbited

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  1. apoapsis(Noun)

    The point of a body's elliptical orbit about the system's centre of mass where the distance between the body and the centre of mass is at its maximum.

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