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Re: Kalieda climate

From:Rik Roots <rikroots@...>
Date:Thursday, February 21, 2002, 12:39
Hi, Mike

> Tropical storms which cast for months! Apart from the "tropical" bit, sounds > just like Britain (or Mars).
Heh! I think I might turn the thermostat up a touch on my conworld. Britain is a bit too cold for me at the moment, and I need to think warm thoughts.
> Looks like the term you're after is aphelion (opposite to perihelion in > fact) though to be pedantic, this means "farthest point from the Sun" - > i.e., Earth's Sun. Maybe you could call it apastron, this is the > astronomical term - but strictly it refers to one member of a double star > system. I'd stick with aphelion if I were you!
Thanks. Gevey has a word for "sun" - wage - which means I could use shaswage (close to wage) and mavwage (away from wage), but I think keeping to aphelion and perihelion would make more sense to the casual visitor to the website.
> Mike
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