P1: S 17.6829061279° E 175.937938962°

P2: N 26.7978332041° E 072.5860786255°

P3: S 52.1980005058° W 015.0157003564°

Anyone know how to solve this?

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Started by nena82, Mar 06 2014 04:41 PM

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 04:41 PM

The following three coordinates are vertices of a regular tetrahedron circumscribed by the earth (assume spherical). The answer is at the fourth.

P1: S 17.6829061279° E 175.937938962°

P2: N 26.7978332041° E 072.5860786255°

P3: S 52.1980005058° W 015.0157003564°

Anyone know how to solve this?

Posted 07 March 2014 - 01:29 PM

There is a straightforward procedure for this.

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 08:39 PM

Spoiler for graphical solution

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