That point in the orbit of the moon which is nearest to the earth; -- opposed to apogee. It is sometimes, but rarely, used of the nearest points of other orbits, as of a comet, a planet, etc. Called also epigee, epigeum.
- The point nearest the earth's center in the orbit of the moon or a satellite.
- The point in any orbit nearest to the body being orbited.
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