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Parallax (definition)

  1. Feb 12, 2006 #1
    "The Parallax of a planet that belongs to our solar sytem is defined as the angle under which the equator radius of the earth is visible from a point on that planet"

    ....?

    I understand the definition but i can't visualize it. Can anyone draw me a mathematical model of it?

    If a planet has a parallax of x deg. where would that angle be?
     
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  3. Feb 14, 2006 #2
    [​IMG]

    Nevermind i figured it out
     
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