aphelium

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Het aphelium en perihelium van een planeet.
The aphelion and perihelion of a planet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑp.ˈɦeː.li.ʏm/
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  • Hyphenation: ap‧he‧li‧um

Etymology[edit]

Greek form of Latin aphelium, from Ancient Greek ἀπό (apó, from) + ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun) (modelled after apogaeum). Compare perihelion.

Noun[edit]

aphelium n (plural aphelia)

  1. (astronomy) aphelion

Antonyms[edit]