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    Re: Azimuth and Declination formulae
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2005 Jul 20, 07:36 -0700

    Peter Fogg wrote:
    >>From: Lu Abel
    >>
    >>Versines and haversines can also be expressed in terms of sine squared,
    >>vers (x) = 2 sin^^2 (x/2).
    >>
    >
    >
    > Is this written correctly? What does ^^ signify? Preferably with an example;
    > eg, 3^2 = 9. What would 3^^2 equal?
    
    
    Sorry, my mistake:  Should have been a single ^, meaning exponent.
    
    Lu
    
    PS - interestingly, although my reply is displaying your eg as 3-carat-2
    = 9, my mail reader's display of your original message dropped the ^ and
    showed the 2 as an exponent!
    
    
    

       
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