Aposelene

  • (noun): Apoapsis in orbit around the moon.
    Synonyms: apolune

Some articles on aposelene:

Chandrayaan-1 - Mission Timeline - Lunar Orbit Insertion
... elliptical orbit that passed over the polar regions of the Moon, with 7502 km aposelene (point farthest away from the Moon) and 504 km periselene, (nearest to the Moon) ... the periselene from 504 km to 200 km while aposelene remained unchanged at 7,502 km ... manoeuvre, which resulted in steep decrease in Chandrayaan-1’s aposelene from 7,502 km to 255 km and its periselene from 200 km to 187 km, was carried out on 10 November 2008 at 2158 IST ...