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aphelion
The point in the orbit of a celestial body; such as, a planet or comet that is at the greatest distance from the sun.
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aphelion
1. The point in the orbit of a planet, comet, or other celestial body's point of orbit, at which it is farthest from the sun.
2. A point on the earth's elliptical orbit at which the sun is farthest from the earth.
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