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1. aphelion

noun. apoapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet or comet that is at the greatest distance from the sun.

Synonyms

  • apoapsis

Antonyms

  • perihelion
  • point of periapsis

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1. Noun, singular or mass
At aphelion, it is well outside the orbit of Pluto, and at perihelion, it is just 0.6 AU from the sun.

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