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## Horizon

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horizon

Using kilometres for d and R, and metres for h, and taking the radius of the Earth as 6371 km, the distance to ...

## 3 Ways to Calculate the Distance to the Horizon - wikiHow

www.wikihow.com/Calculate-the-Distance-to-the-Horizon

Measure your "height of eye." Measure the length between the ground and your eyes in meters or feet.

## Distance to the Horizon Calculator - Ringbell.co.uk

www.ringbell.co.uk/info/hdist.htm

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 Imperial ...

## Distance to the Horizon

www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~aty/explain/atmos_refr/horizon.html

People often ask how far you can see, or how far it is to the apparent horizon. .... So the nice-looking formulae for calculating “the distance to the horizon” are ...

## Distance to the Horizon

www.phy6.org/stargaze/Shorizon.htm

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 ...

## When I stand at the water's edge and look out over the ocean, how ...

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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 ...

## Distance to The Horizon - PVV

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.

## Cactus2000: Distance of the horizon

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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 ...

## Calculating Distance To The Horizon | Astro Navigation Demystified

So the formula for calculating the distance from the top of an object to the horizon becomes: √(2rh). Example. Calculating the distance to an object on the ...

Oct 19, 2009 ... Overview: Thomas McAuley is Navigation Officer on the P & O ferry Pride of Hull. He discusses the importance of mathematics for anyone ...

### How to Calculate the Distance to the Horizon - BoatSafe.com

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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:.

### How to Determine the Distance to the Horizon - For Dummies

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Even before Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean (thus “proving” the Earth was round), mathematicians had already developed a very simple formula to ...

### How far away is the horizon? - Bad Astronomy : Bad Astronomy

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Jan 15, 2009 ... The horizon is a semi-mythical distance, used in poetry as a metaphor for ..... Standing on the shore of Lake Ontario, I once derived the formula, ...