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⇒ Can we see the Oblateness of the Earth on Satellite Images? 
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According to geodetic measurments the shape of the earth is not exactly a sphere, but slightly bulged at the equator - oblate spheroid. In this article I show, that this small deviation from a perfect sphere can be measured on high resolution satellite images.

 Deutsch: Können wir die Abplattung der Erde in Satellitenbildern sehen?

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 01:45 | Author: wabis | Topics: FlatEarth, Knowlegde
⇒ Creating Flight Plans for Flat Earth 
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This App lets you create a Flight Plan based on the Flat Earth Model.

Note: This Flight Plans must not be used in real flights, because the plans produced by this App are not accurate, because the earth is not flat but a globe.

Thursday, September 07, 2017 - 01:37 | Author: wabis | Topics: FlatEarth, Aviatic, Interactive | Comments(10)
⇒ Flat-Earth: Finding the curvature of the Earth 
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For us living beings on the surface of the earth, the earth looks flat. For this reason the so-called Flat-Earther (FE) claim that the earth is a flat disc rather than a globe.

With the help of a simulation, I show, up to what altitudes the earth appears flat, although it actually has a spherical shape. Using some animations, you can learn how to recognize the curvature of the earth, or in what circumstances it appears flat. The simulation can also simulate refraction. I prove by means of photos, how the simulation depicts reality, by superimposing the simulation results onto photos.

 Deutsche Version: Wie stark ist die Krümmung der Erde?

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 01:24 | Author: wabis | Topics: FlatEarth, Knowlegde, Animation, Interactive | Comments(17)
⇒ The True Face of the Earth, Camera Distance matters 
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On different images of the earth from space the continents appear in different sizes, as in the picture above North America from 2002 and 2012. This has to do with Perspective and the distance of the camera from the Earth. Here I show in an animation how this effect works.

 Deutsche Version: Das Wahre Gesicht der Erde, Kameradistanz spielt eine Rolle

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 01:21 | Author: wabis | Topics: FlatEarth, Knowlegde, Animation, Geometry | Comments(1)
⇒ Distances on Globe and Flat Earth 
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Flat Earth and Globe Earth are two models for the earth that are very different in geometry. In order to decide which model matches reality, we can calculate the shortest distance between two points for both models and check which distance corresponds to reality.

I derive the formulas to compute the distance between two points for both models. The computations can be carried out using a calculation form. An example is then used to decide which model corresponds to reality.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 21:27 | Author: wabis | Topics: FlatEarth, Geometry, Mathematic, Interactive | Comments(2)
⇒ Centrifugal and Gravitational Acceleration in an Aircraft 
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In a fast-flying aircraft, a maximum centrifugal acceleration acts away from the earth so that a part of the earth's attraction force is canceled out and therefore one is slightly lighter in the aircraft than on the ground.

In this article, this effect can be calculated with a calculation form. The calculation is verified by means of a real flight. In addition, all the formulas used are listed and explained.

 Deutsche Version: Zentrifugal- und Gravitationsbeschleunigung in einem Flugzeug

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 00:08 | Author: wabis | Topics: FlatEarth, Knowlegde, Aviatic, Mathematic
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