Is there a term for the vertical elongation of a planet? This would be the angular distance above the horizon that a planet appears at the instant the sun sets, or in mathematical terms it would be:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

x=elongation

theta=angle between the ecliptic and the horizon

"vertical elongation" = x * sin(theta)

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# Is there a term for the vertical elongation of a planet?

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