apocenter

noun
ap·​o·​cen·​ter | \ ˈapəˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of apocenter

: the point of an orbit farthest from the center of attraction

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History and Etymology for apocenter

apo- + center, centre

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“Apocenter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apocenter. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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