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The point on the celestial sphere, situated in the southern constellation Columba, away from which the solar system is moving relative to nearby stars; the point diametrically opposite to the solar apex; more fully solar antapex. Also: the point on the celestial sphere away from which the earth is moving at any given moment in its orbital motion round the sun.
Mid 19th century. From anti- + apex.
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