Origin of perigee
Related formsper·i·ge·al, per·i·ge·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for perigee
On the longitude of the perigee of the lunar orbit at the time.Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms|T. Bassnett
Is the sun or the moon, in apogee or perigee, ascending or descending?
Perigee was south of Singapore on the last two passes, but so low I doubt if they got any clear sightings.If at First You Don't...|John Brudy
The point in the moon's orbit nearest the earth is called her perigee; the point furthest from the earth, her apogee.Letters on Astronomy|Denison Olmsted
An habitual liar's nearest approach to truth: the perigee of his eccentric orbit.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce