curvature of the earth

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  • Figure of the Earth — An oblate spheroid Geodesy …   Wikipedia

  • Earth radius — The Earth s shape, like that of all major planets, approximates a sphere. A true sphere has a unique radius, but on Earth the distance from the mean sea level at each point on the surface to the center (the radius of the Earth at a point on the… …   Wikipedia

  • The Great Daylight 1972 Fireball — (or US19720810) is an Earth grazing meteoroid which passed within 57 kilometres of the surface of the Earth at 20:29 UTC on August 10 1972. It entered the Earth s atmosphere in daylight over Utah, United States (14:30 local time) and passed… …   Wikipedia

  • curvature — cur|va|ture [ˈkə:vətʃə US ˈkə:rvətʃər] n [U and C] technical [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: curvatura, from curvare; CURVE2] the state of being curved, or the degree to which something is curved curvature of ▪ the curvature of the Earth s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • curvature — [[t]kɜ͟ː(r)vətʃə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n The curvature of something is its curved shape, especially when this shape is part of the circumference of a circle. [TECHNICAL] ...the curvature of the earth... He suffered from curvature of the… …   English dictionary

  • curvature — noun (C, U) technical 1 the state of being curved, or the degree to which something is curved: the curvature of the Earth s surface 2 a medical condition in which part of someone s body curves in a way that is not natural: curvature of the spine …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • curvature — UK [ˈkɜː(r)vətʃə(r)] / US [ˈkɜrvəˌtʃʊr] noun [uncountable] a) science the way in which something curves the curvature of the Earth b) medical a medical condition in which a part of your body, usually your back, is curved too much curvature of the …   English dictionary

  • Earth ellipsoid — The Earth ellipsoid especially the mean Earth ellipsoid is the mathematical figure of the Earth which is used as a reference frame for computations in geodesy, astronomy and the geosciences.It is a ellipsoid of rotation, whose short (polar) axis… …   Wikipedia

  • The Dark Energy Survey — DES logo The Dark Energy Survey (DES) is a survey that aims to probe the dynamics of the expansion of the universe and the growth of large scale structure. The collaboration is composed of research institutes and universities from United… …   Wikipedia

  • earth — /errth/, n. 1. (often cap.) the planet third in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 7926 mi. (12,755 km) and a polar diameter of 7900 mi. (12,714 km), a mean distance from the sun of 92.9 million mi. (149.6 million km), and a… …   Universalium

  • The Circles of the Holy Roman Empire — Circle Cir cle (s[ e]r k l), n. [OE. cercle, F. cercle, fr. L. circulus (Whence also AS. circul), dim. of circus circle, akin to Gr. kri kos, ki rkos, circle, ring. Cf. {Circus}, {Circum }.] [1913 Webster] 1. A plane figure, bounded by a single… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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