Definition of Perigeal
1. perigee [adj] - See also: perigee
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Literary usage of Perigeal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Moon: Her Motions, Aspect, Scenery, and Physical Condition by Richard Anthony Proctor (1873)
"Hence, so far as the radial force is concerned, there is a balance of perigeal recession in a complete lunar revolution when the orbit is placed as in fig. ..."
2. Gravitation: An Elementary Explanation of the Principal Perturbations in the by George Biddell Airy (1884)
"Similarly, if the velocity at apogee is increased in a given proportion, the ratio of the alteration of perigeal distance to ..."
3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"... and perigeal distances. The effect of an increase of velocity at perigee in a given proportion is to alter the area described in a given time in the ..."
4. Arts and Sciences: Or, Fourth Division of "The English Encyclopedia" edited by Charles Knight (1867)
"... effect above the perigeal effect, a very small addition to the former will bear a considerable proportion to the effective motion previously found; ..."