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Subject: Determine eccentric points on a rotated ellipse?
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2010 04:27:03 +0000 (UTC)
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Hmm.. no replies? Ok well I'm having serious problems with the second question so I'll reformulate it in case it wasn't clear. I've drawn an ellipse(x0,y0,semimajor,semiminor,phi), phi being the angle of rotation. I would like to find out what equation or function that can get me the positions of the points where the ellipse is the most eccentric (so 2 points). Because the ellipse is at an angle of rotation, it's not a simple matter of getting the lowest and highest y value. 

If anyone can help, i'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks