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Apse line: An apse line is an imaginary line defined by an orbit's eccentricity vector. It is strictly defined for elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic orbits.
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by Armand Spitz, Frank Gaynor
apse line see LIN E OF APSIDES. apsis ( plural: apsides) The designation of those points of the orbit of a celestial body where the body is at the greatest or the shortest distance from the center of ...
by Richard A. Matzner
apse Line connecting the pericenter to the apocenter of an orbit, the ...
by F. J. Monkhouse
apse line A l. joining the points of PERIHELION and APHELION, which moves slowly around the earth's orbit in the same direction as its orbital I9 movement.
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