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#122405 - 02/08/04 03:35 PM apastron
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Special for you, etaoin:
Apastron
(n.) That point in the orbit of a double star where the smaller star is farthest from its primary.



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#122406 - 02/08/04 03:54 PM Re: apastron
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thanks, Bill!
check out this site for more:
http://www.fourmilab.ch/gravitation/orbits/



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