Pronunciation: (ant-ā'peks), [key]
—pl. -a•pex•es, -ap•i•cesPronunciation: (-ap'u-sēz", -ā'pu-). [key] Astron.
the point exactly opposite in direction to the solar apex; the point away from which the solar system is moving and toward which the stars appear to be converging, located in the constellation Columba.
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