# Definitions and Synonyms of *point of apoapsis* | Another word for *point of apoapsis* | What is *point of apoapsis? *

*Definition 1: (astronomy) the point in an orbit farthest from the body being orbited - [noun denoting location]*

*Synonyms for point of apoapsis in the sense of this definition*

*(**point of apoapsis* is a kind of ...) a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)

*point of apoapsis*is a kind of ...) a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)

*(... is a kind of **point of apoapsis* ) apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

*point of apoapsis*) apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

*(... is a kind of **point of apoapsis* ) apoapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet or comet that is at the greatest distance from the sun

*point of apoapsis*) apoapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet or comet that is at the greatest distance from the sun

*(... is a kind of **point of apoapsis* ) apoapsis in orbit around Jupiter

*point of apoapsis*) apoapsis in orbit around Jupiter

*(... is a kind of **point of apoapsis* ) apoapsis in orbit around the moon

*point of apoapsis*) apoapsis in orbit around the moon

*(... is part of **point of apoapsis*) the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another

*point of apoapsis*) the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another

*"he plotted the orbit of the moon"*