What does apogee mean?
The definition of apogee
Etym: [Gr. apogÃ©e.]
That point in the orbit of the moon which is at the greatest distance from the earth.
Note: Formerly, on the hypothesis that the earth is in the center of the system, this name was given to that point in the orbit of the sun, or of a planet, which was supposed to be at the greatest distance from the earth.
2 Fig.: The farthest or highest point; culmination.