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aphelia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aphelion  \A*phel"ion\  (?;  277),  n.;  pl  {Aphelia}.  [Gr.  ?  +  ? 
  sun.]  (Astron.) 
  That  point  of  a  planet's  or  comet's  orbit  which  is  most 
  distant  from  the  sun,  the  opposite  point  being  the 
  perihelion. 




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