• Definition for "apoapsis"
    • The point of a body's elliptical orbit in…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "apoapsis"
    • Aerobraking would both require an out-of-plane…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "apoapsis"
  • Astronomy Dictionary for "apoapsis"
    • the point in orbit farthest from…
    • View More

apoapsis definition

  • noun:
    • The point of a body's elliptical orbit in regards to the system's centre of mass where in fact the length amongst the human body in addition to centre of size are at its optimum.
    • (astronomy) the point in an orbit farthest through the human body being orbited
41 votes

How would you define apoapsis?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!