[time-nuts] gravity controlled pendulumn clock?

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Tue Dec 13 13:39:30 EST 2011


I saw: "pole to equator" and read: "pole to pole", or diameter.

A simple literacy problem...

-Chuck Harris

Jim Lux wrote:
> On 12/13/11 8:19 AM, Chuck Harris wrote:
>>
>>> But it wouldn't be a nice 10,000 km from pole to equator...
>>
>> And surprise! It still isn't! It is more like 12,713.5 km.
>
> Huh?
> For WGS84 ellipsoid
> Equatorial radius 6378km * 2 * pi = 40080.4 km
> Polar Radius 6357km
...




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