aphelion definition

  • noun:
    • The point from the orbit of a celestial human body this is certainly farthest from sunlight.
    • the idea when you look at the elliptical orbit of a planet, comet, etc., where it really is farthest from the sunshine.
    • the period of a planet's or comet's orbit which is many distant through the sunlight, the alternative point becoming the perihelion.
    • that time of a planet's or of a comet's orbit which is most distant through the sunlight: opposed to perihelion.
    • apoapsis in solar power orbit; the purpose in the orbit of a planet or comet which on best distance from the sun

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