Using kilometres for d and R, and metres for h, and taking the radius of the Earth
as 6371 km, the distance to ...
How could you calculate the distance to the horizon or the "distance off" if you ...
your height of eye is 9 feet above the surface of the water, the formula would be:.
This is a rough guide to determine the distance of the horizon based on the
observer's height above mean sea level. The screen will work in Metric or
If your eyes are 8 inches (20 cm) above the water, the distance of the horizon is
about 1 mile (1.6 km) away. A rough formula for calculating the distance to the ...
Apr 1, 2014 ... Deriving the distance to the horizon; part of an educational resource on ... This
equation lets one calculate D--in kilometers, if h and R are given ...
The following table shows the distance from an observer to the horizon, ... ways
to use the table: one is the obvious use - finding out how far away the horizon is.
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Nov 24, 2013 ... Derivation of a formula to find the distance to the horizon. Elementary geometry
and algebre is used.
Jan 20, 2010 ... For calculating the distance to the horizon use a value of "0" for the object height.
The calculation is performed after a mouse click on any free ...
Sep 12, 2012 ... The distance to the horizon depends on many variables including your height.