New equations for meridional distance
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A simple equation to determine the distance on a meridian is developed using complex numbers. Very great accuracy is obtainable. Inverse and other forms are also presented.
- a, b
major, minor semiaxes of meridian ellipse
- E1, E2
errors. See (3) and (16)
- F, G, H
meridional distance from the equator
- x, y
Cartesian or complex number components
- r, a
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