Apolune



the point in a lunar orbit that is farthest from the moon.
noun
the point in a lunar orbit when a spacecraft is at its greatest distance from the moon Compare apocynthion, perilune
apolune
(āp’ə-ln’)
The point at which an object orbiting the Moon, such as an artificial satellite, is farthest from the Moon’s center.

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