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Topic: Two types of cartesian coordinates?
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Kaimbridge M. GoldChild

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Re: Two types of cartesian coordinates? (*** Formatting Fixed ***)
Posted: Jun 14, 2012 5:09 PM
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On 12.Jun.14.Thu 20:52, Kaimbridge wrote:

> Where
>
> ? is the geographical/geodetic longitude;
>
> a_x, a_y are the equatorial radii of their respective axis:
> a(?) = ((a*cos(?))^2 + (a*sin(?))^2)^.5;

^^^ ^^^

That, obviously, should be:

a(?) = ((a_x*cos(?))^2 + (a_y*sin(?))^2)^.5;

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