anomalistic month

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anomalistic month

The time interval of 27.554 55 days, on average, between two successive passages of the Moon through the perigee of its orbit.

anomalistic month

[ə¦näm·ə¦lis·tik ′mənth]
(astronomy)
The average period of revolution of the moon from perigee to perigee, a period of 27 days 13 hours 18 minutes 33.2 seconds.
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