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Distance on Map and Naval Fleet questions (White Giant)

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Keith Fairbanks (Golden Rainbow)

Thursday, December 16, 2004 - 09:02 pm Click here to edit this post
pythagoras assumes the X and Y coordinates are on the same scale. Simcountry is not this way. You must do some conversions before dropping in X^2 +y^2 unfortunately. There has been some testing going on to figure out how many degrees are in a km. Indications are that they are different if you move in the N-S direction vs the E-W direction. There may also be a correction needed the closer you are to the center of the map, but I have seen no evidence of that yet.

I would provide the conversion factors, but I have had time to work them out yet.

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