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The point in an orbit around the planet Jupiter where the orbiting body is farthest from the planet.

[apo- + Jove (on the model of apogee).]
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Noun1.apojove - apoapsis in orbit around Jupiter
apoapsis, point of apoapsis - (astronomy) the point in an orbit farthest from the body being orbited
perijove - periapsis in orbit around Jupiter
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The path takes Juno from a perijove of just 4,100 km (2,600 miles) over the Jovian cloudtops to far out past Callisto, with an apojove of 8.
18 Apojove maneuver May 14-mid-July Jupiter approach data playback