selenocentric


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selenocentric

(sɪˌliːnəˈsɛntrɪk)
adj
of or relating to the centre of the moon; as seen from the centre of the moon, or with the moon central
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In Greek and Roman mythology, goddesses Selene and Diana were alternatively called 'Cynthia' and it is intriguing to note that all three names are reflected in the terminology for lunar orbits - 'Apolune', 'Pericynthion' and 'Selenocentric'.
At 180 km from the moon, the spacecraft will perform a manoeuvre called a Lunar Orbit Capture to decelerate into a 100 x 7500 km selenocentric orbit.