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Earth Parameters

  1. Apr 8, 2010 #1
    Hi All,

    I have some parameters here and I can not understand what are they mean?

    dip Angle
    dip Latitude
    invariant Latitude
    Geomagnetic Latitude
    L-Shells

    Thanks
     
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  3. Apr 8, 2010 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi Ehabali! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    You can find all these things in wikipedia … for example http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dip_angle" [Broken] :wink:
     
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  4. Apr 8, 2010 #3
    Tiny-Tim,
    Thank you very much

    The problem is that I can't understand deeply what is meant by these expressions.
    I read what is written in Wikipedia, but I still can't imagine it.
     
  5. Apr 9, 2010 #4

    tiny-tim

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    oooh, i don't think i can improve on several pages of wikipedia :redface:

    is there any particular passage from wikipedia you'd like explained? :smile:
     
  6. Apr 9, 2010 #5
    It takes a lot of practice to think in three dimensions.

    Do the work manually, draw lots of diagrams, reproduces the ones in your book/on the net or build some simple cardboard models.
     
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