apolune

(redirected from apolunes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to apolunes: perilune

apolune

[¦ap·ə¦lün]
(astronomy)
Farthest point of a satellite in an elliptic orbit about the moon. Also known as aposelene.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.