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For an observer on the ground with eye level at h = 5 ft 7 in ... the sea-level horizon to the west is at a distance of ...

Distance to the Horizon Calculator - Ringbell.co.uk

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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 ...

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

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where "height above surface" is in feet and "distance to horizon" is in miles. If you are 6 feet tall and standing right at the water's edge, then your eyes are about ...

Distance to The Horizon - PVV

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The distance to the horizon is simply an upper limit to how far away it is physically ... Ut'kikk is currently located up in the main mast, 12 metres above sea level.

3 Ways to Calculate the Distance to the Horizon - wikiHow

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If you can measure how high your eyes are from sea level, you can. ... sea level, you can actually calculate the distance between you and the horizon as follows.

How Far Away is the Horizon? - Live Science

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Sep 12, 2012 ... The distance to the horizon depends on many variables including your ... ground level, they can be seen to farther distances than features on ...

How far away is the horizon?

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the line from our eye to the horizon is tangent to a circle of radius R ... For example, if our eye is 5 feet about sea level, then the horizon distance is about.

Distance to the Horizon - Math Forum - Ask Dr. Math

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A 6-foot man is standing on the beach at sea level looking straight ... How far can he see - i.e. what is the distance from the man to the horizon?

At sea level, how far away is the horizon? - FunTrivia Homepage

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Feb 19, 2008 ... Distance to horizon. In order to determine how far away the horizon is for any given observer, first determine how far above sea level the ...

Table References - Earth related tables - Distances

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Distance to Horizon (height in feet and distance in statute miles) ... If you are on a light house at 50 meter above the sea level the horizon is at a distance of 25.3 ...

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

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If you want to know the distance to the horizon you simply have to know your height of eye. That is the distance that your eyes are off the surface of the water.

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

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Jan 15, 2009 ... SQR(height in feet) * 1.2 equals the distance to your horizon in miles. ...... I suggest the horizon, while standing at sea level and from eye ...

Distance to the Horizon - Rohan.sdsu.edu

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If h is in meters, that makes the distance to the geometric horizon 3.57 km times ... on the shore and wondering how far out to sea a ship or island might be visible. ... was in thinner air well above ground level, because of the mountains' height.