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apastron #122405
02/08/04 08:35 PM
02/08/04 08:35 PM
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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.



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





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