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Tuesday Word: aphelion

Aphelion: The point in the orbit of a celestial body at which it is farthest from the sun, from ap- (away, apart) and helios (sun). Ahhh...sounds lovely.

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calzephyr77
Aug. 20th, 2014 12:42 am (UTC)
This is a great word. If I was still collecting model horses, I would probably jot this one down for a possible name.
shinygobonkers
Aug. 20th, 2014 02:01 am (UTC)
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med_cat
Aug. 22nd, 2014 02:14 am (UTC)
We must have 'perihelion' next :)
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