apogalacteum

apogalacteum

[¦ap·ə·gə′lak·tē·əm]
(astronomy)
The point at which a celestial body is farthest from the center of the Milky Way.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But given a second chance in the sixth round, she misspelled "apogalacteum," the point at which a celestial body is furthest away from the Milky Way.