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Diagram of Moon's Apogee and Perigee : Stock Illustration
A simple diagram explaining the terms apogee and perigee. The Moon's orbit is elliptical. The point where the Moon is farthest from the Earth is the apogee. The point where the moon is closest to the Earth is called the perigee. A simple mnemonic is that the a in apogee stands for away.

Diagram of Moon's Apogee and Perigee

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A simple diagram explaining the terms apogee and perigee. The Moon's orbit is elliptical. The point where the Moon is farthest from the Earth is the apogee. The point where the moon is closest to the Earth is called the perigee. A simple mnemonic is that the a in apogee stands for away.
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