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anonymous
 2 years ago
can anyone help me understand Bearing?
anonymous
 2 years ago
can anyone help me understand Bearing?

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anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the direction or position of something, or the direction of movement, relative to a fixed point. It is typically measured in degrees, usually with magnetic north as zero : the Point is on a bearing of 015°.

perl
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Robtobey what do you mean point is at 015, the true north pole point?

radar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The FAA radars use true north as a bearing reference of 0 degrees.dw:1391443451498:dw

radar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As you may know magnetic north is slowly changing in it's position, this small difference is known as the "declination angle", true north is equal to magnetic north corrected by eighter adding or subtracting the (depending on your earth location) the declination angle.

radar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I believe Robtobey was using an example, a bearing of 015 is a direction 15 degrees East of North.

radar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Note the clockwise direction, just like a rose on a compass.
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