Saturday, October 22, 2011



This is an embedded cdf of the post "What's in a name". See the post for the details.
In brief,

  • an eccentric ellipse is chosen to illustrate the difference between geocentric  (angle between movable black line and horizontal axis) and geographic latitude (angle between movable red line and horizontal axis)
  • The difference between geographic and geocentric latitude is plotted against geocentric latitude in the bottom graphic (geographic-geocentric)

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