Class Point
Defined in file coordinate_transforms/point.py.
Discussion
The Point class defines a point on the geode surface in terms of latitude and longitude.
Point Attributes
degrees2radians  Internal constant used to convert degrees to radians.

R  Internal constant holding radius of the Earth in metres.

latitude  The latitude of the Point.

longitude  The longitude of the Point.

coslat  Cosine of the Point's latitude.

coslon  Cosine of the Point's longitude.

sinlat  Sine of the Point's latitude.

sinlon  Sine of the Point's longitude.

Point Methods
BearingTo(self, P)  Returns the bearing in degrees from self to P.

DistanceTo(self, P)  Returns the distance from self to P in metres.

Dist(self, P)  Return a cheap and cheerful approximation of the distance from self to P. Roughly the degress seperation.

GCA(self, P)  Returns the great circle angle between self and P.

AZ(self, P)  Returns the azimuth bearing from self to P.







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