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Altitude Estimation Table
Rocketís Altitude = Your distance from launch point * tangent (angle of elevation)
Angle
(degrees)
Tangent Angle
(degrees)
Tangent Angle
(degrees)
Tangent
1 0.0175 31 0.6009 61 1.8040
2 0.0349 32 0.6249 62 1.8807
3 0.0524 33 0.6494 63 1.9626
4 0.0699 34 0.6745 64 2.0503
5 0.0875 35 0.7002 65 2.1445
6 0.1051 36 0.7265 66 2.2460
7 0.1228 37 0.7536 67 2.3559
8 0.1405 38 0.7813 68 2.4751
9 0.1584 39 0.8098 69 2.6051
10 0.1763 40 0.8391 70 2.7475
11 0.1944 41 0.8693 71 2.9042
12 0.2126 42 0.9004 72 3.0777
13 0.2309 43 0.9325 73 3.2709
14 0.2493 44 0.9657 74 3.4874
15 0.2679 45 1.0000 75 3.7321
16 0.2867 46 1.0355 76 4.0108
17 0.3057 47 1.0724 77 4.3315
18 0.3249 48 1.1106 78 4.7046
19 0.3443 49 1.1504 79 5.1446
20 0.3640 50 1.1918 80 5.6713
21 0.3839 51 1.2349 81 6.3138
22 0.4040 52 1.2799 82 7.1154
23 0.4245 53 1.3270 83 8.1443
24 0.4452 54 1.3764 84 9.5144
25 0.4663 55 1.4281 85 11.4301
26 0.4877 56 1.4826 86 14.3007
27 0.5095 57 1.5399 87 19.0811
28 0.5317 58 1.6003 88 28.6363
29 0.5543 59 1.6643 89 57.2900
30 0.5774 60 1.7321 90 Orbit

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Updated 8 September 2008