apocynthion


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apocynthion

(ˌæpəˈsɪnθɪən)
n
(Astronautics) the point at which a spacecraft in lunar orbit is farthest from the moon. Compare apolune, pericynthion
[C20: from apo- (away) + cynthion, from Latin Cynthia goddess of the moon]

apocynthion

apolune.
See also: Planets