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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 at the time.

The lowest index, fitted with a single pointer, indicates the motion of the moon from its apogee or perigee.

An habitual liar's nearest approach to truth: the perigee of his eccentric orbit.

An Anomalistic month is the time in which the moon passes from perigee to perigee, &c.

A nice elliptical orbit, apogee a thousand odd miles, perigee, sixty-seventy—perhaps.

Perigee was south of Singapore on the last two passes, but so low I doubt if they got any clear sightings.

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