Apastron



the point at which the stars of a binary system are farthest apart (opposed to ).
apastron
(ə-pās’trən)

The point at which two stars orbiting each other in a binary star system are farthest apart.

The point at which an object, such as a planet or comet, is farthest from the star it is orbiting. Compare periastron.

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