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    Re: ratio vertical distance approximations
    From: Gary Harkins
    Date: 2003 Apr 21, 22:34 EDT
    In a message dated 4/21/2003 8:27:59 PM Eastern Standard Time, doug.royer@REMEC.COM writes:

    By useing
    the ratio of the 2 do you think it possible to calculate the distance?I'll
    do some work on this tonight and see if I can get it to work in theory and
    bring it to you tomorrow for your thoughts.I can't stop thinking about this
    all day today.


    I don't see how...since a tall object further away could have the same angular measurement as a shorter object that is closer.  Since you don't know the height or distance you don't have anywhere to go with the math.

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