Quick easy questionFormula for angular diameter?

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i am looking for the equation for angular diameter in relation to an objects distance and diameter.
i need it expressed in arc seconds, not radians.

anyone know it?
 

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Can you draw a picture and do some trig?
 
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russ_watters
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An arcmin is 1/60th of a degree and an arcesc is 1/60th of an arcmin. Can you draw a picture now...?
 

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