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:.
Measure your "height of eye." Measure the length between the ground and your
eyes in meters or feet.
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 ...
Jan 15, 2009 ... The horizon is a semi-mythical distance, used in poetry as a metaphor ... above
the surface, R+h. This gives us the following algebraic formula: ...
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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 ...
Calculating Distance To The Horizon. Pythagoras provides us with a method of
solving this problem as shown below: Consider the following diagram:.
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.
Calculating the Distance to the Horizon ... This is all based on the assumption
that the horizon is the point on the world's surface at which the line of sight of the
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 ...