That point of the moon's orbit which is furthest from the earth; the opposite of perigee.
It now has a perigee slightly below 110 miles and an apogee of about 400 miles.
Perigee, the point in the orbit of the moon or a planet nearest the earth.
The Moon, with regard to the Earth, is similarly in her perigee, and her apogee.
On the longitude of the perigee of the lunar orbit ...