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Trigonometry: Surveying, Navigation and Astronomy

Find study help on surveying, navigation and astronomy for trigonometry. Use the links below to select the specific area of surveying, navigation and astronomy you're looking for help with. Each guide comes complete with an explanation, example problems, and practice problems with solutions to help you learn surveying, navigation and astronomy for trigonometry.

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    Terrestrial Distance Measurement Help

    Terrestrial Distance Measurement—Parallax Trigonometry is used to determine distances by measuring angles. In some cases, the angles are exceedingly small, requiring observational apparatus of high precision. In other cases, angle ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Interstellar Distance Measurement Help

    Interstellar Distance Measurement—The Astronomical Unit The distances to stars in our part of the Milky Way galaxy can be measured in a manner similar to the way surveyors measure terrestrial distances. The radius of the earth’s ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Direction Finding and Radiolocation Help

    Direction Finding and Radiolocation Trigonometry can be used to locate an object equipped with a wireless transmitter, based on the azimuth (compass bearing) of that object as observed from two or more widely separated points. Trigonometry can ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Surveying, Navigation, and Astronomy Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Terrestrial Distance Measurement Help

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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