Perigee in a Sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Perigee

the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is nearest to the earth

Examples of Perigee in a sentence

Because the moon is at its closest to the earth during perigee, the gravitational pull is stronger and tides increase. πŸ”Š

Astronomers love to examine the moon during perigee because it is so close to the earth that they have great visibility even with a poor telescope. πŸ”Š

The full moon always appears brighter and larger when it occurs during perigee because the moon is closer in orbit to the earth. πŸ”Š

When a full moon occurs during perigee, it’s known as a supermoon.  πŸ”Š

The International Space Station orbits the Earth and when it reaches its perigee can be seen overhead.  πŸ”Š

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