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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)

(... 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

(... 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

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

(... is a kind of 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

"he plotted the orbit of the moon"

(point of apoapsis belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

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