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Viewing earth from space. (English)
Consortium, No. 47, 1-4 (1993).
Diese Einheit eroertert die Berechnung verschiedener Laengen und Flaechen im Zusammenhang mit Satelliten ueber der Erde.
This unit discusses three questions: What is the distance to the horizon from a satellite at height h above the Earth. How many square miles of the Earth’s surface can be seen from a given height. From altitude h above the Earth, how long is the arc length from the point on the surface directly under the satellite to the horizon. Several additional questions and some answers are provided.
Classification: G43
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