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comment Napier's Rules applied to spherical distance calculations
In my readings I never found that definition. I thought that a "spherical triangle" was any triangle drawn on a sphere. Thanks for clearing things up!
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comment Napier's Rules applied to spherical distance calculations
I think I understand: you're saying Napier's doesn't apply unless all of the arcs involved are sections of great circles?
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