Results for: Azimuth

In Astronomy

What is an azimuth?

The horizontal angular distance from a reference direction, usually the northern point of the horizon, to the point where a vertical circle through a celestial body intersects (MORE)
In Topology

What is azimuth degrees?

An azimuth is defined as a horizontal angle measured clockwise from a north base line. This north base line could be true north, magnetic north, or grid north. The azimuth is (MORE)
In Topology

What is azimuth?

Azimuth is a technical mapping term which is used to describe thedirection of angle between north and south on a compass circlethrough which the circle line passes.
In Math and Arithmetic

What is A back azimuth is?

A BACK AZIMUTH IS A PROJECTION OF THE AZIMUTH FROM THE ORIGIN TO THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE AZIMUTH CIRCLE. i.e. THERE ARE 360 DEGREES IN AN AZIMUTH CIRCLE, THUS THE OPPOSITE DI (MORE)
In Astronomy

What is the azimuthal grid?

The azimuthal grid is a coordinate system that stays still while the stars move across it on the sky (the celestial sphere). It measures the altitude above the horizon and t (MORE)
In Astronomy

What is geodetic azimuth?

Geodetic azimuth is when you measure in a Brunton compass from 0 to 360 degrees clockwise.
In Uncategorized

What is an azimuth ring?

An azimuth ring is part of a navigation device, usually found on a compass but often on a map, where it may be called a "compass rose." Its principal feature is a circular rin (MORE)
In Elevations

What is an azimuth and elevation?

These are terms used in surveying and astronomy (usually quotes in angles) to denote the apparent position of an object in the sky based on a specific obervation point or an o (MORE)
In Planetary Science

What is the sun's azimuth?

Azimuth - not just of the Sun, but of any object in the sky - isits direction (when the position of the Sun, in this case, isprojected on the horizon).
In Math and Arithmetic

What is azimuth 143?

It's the direction that's 143 degrees to the right of North, or 53 degrees to the right of East, or 37 degrees to the left of South. Those are all the same direction.