Definition of Apastron. Meaning of Apastron. Synonyms of Apastron

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Definition of Apastron

Apastron
Apastron Ap*as"tron, n. [Gr. ? from + ? star.] (Astron.) That point in the orbit of a double star where the smaller star is farthest from its primary.

Meaning of Apastron from wikipedia

- when discussing orbits around other stars the terms become periastron and apastron. When discussing a satellite of Earth, including the Moon, the point of...
- distance between the Sun and Saturn; and their furthest separation or apastron is 35.6 AU (5.33×10^9 km), about the distance between the Sun and Pluto...
- separation at periastron is about 1.1 solar radii; the maximum separation at apastron is 4.8 solar radii. The orbit is inclined at about 45 degrees with respect...
- Solar System), whereas its ****hest separation from the star is called its apastron (aphelion). As a planet approaches periastron, its speed increases as it...
- 1995 Detection method Radial velocity (ELODIE) Orbital characteristics Apastron 0.0534 AU (7,990,000 km) Periastron 0.0520 AU (7,780,000 km) Semi-major...
- respectively). An orbit around any star, not just the Sun, has a periastron and an apastron. As the planet moves in its orbit, the line from the Sun to the planet...
- to 4300+1100 −900 AU at periastron and retreats to 13000+300 −100 AU at apastron. At present, Proxima Centauri is 12,947 ± 260 AU (1.94 ± 0.04 trillion km)...
- 17 March 2017 Detection method Radial velocity Orbital characteristics Apastron 0.100211 (± 0.007288) AU Periastron 0.081991 (± 0.007288) AU Semi-major...
- Discovery date May 2, 2016 Detection method Transit Orbital characteristics Apastron 0.022467 +0.0000206 −0.000021 AU Periastron 0.022094 +0.0000206 −0.000021...
- Discovery Discovery date 2017 Detection method Transit Orbital characteristics Apastron 0.04697 +0.0000031 −0.000004 AU Periastron 0.04678 +0.0000034 −0.000004...