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    Re: Lunars barometric pressure correction
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2005 Apr 22, 18:48 -0500

    > Yes, and given today's cheap computing, might as well use the exponential
    > formula. By the way, you can also use it to answer the question "where does
    > space begin?" Just set the equation for density of the air:
    > density = exp(-altitude/34,000feet)
    > equal to 0 and solve for the altitude. :-)
    
    Frank
    
    Got it, mostly.
    
    In nautical miles
    
    2.718281828^altitude=(1/x)^5.595786702
    
    Plug in the smallest number my TI register will handle for density (x):
    x= 0.000000001
    
    Answer 116 nm
    
    What do you get with x=0 :-)
    
    Thanks for the growth exercise.
    
    Bill
    
    
    

       
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