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meridianfwd

Reckon position along meridian

Syntax

phi2 = meridianfwd(phi1,s,ellipsoid)

Description

phi2 = meridianfwd(phi1,s,ellipsoid) determines the geodetic latitude phi2 reached by starting at geodetic latitude phi1 and traveling distance s north (positive s) or south (negative s) along a meridian on the specified ellipsoid. ellipsoid is a referenceSphere, referenceEllipsoid, or oblateSpheroid object, or a vector of the form [semimajor_axis eccentricity]. Latitudes phi1 and phi2 are in radians, and s has the same units as the semimajor axis of the ellipsoid.

See Also

Introduced in R2007a

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