We are now finally ready to calculate the height of Cape Laplace by using the following equation:
H = L_{shadow }tan^{-1} A_{sun}
H = 2.5 kilometres high
We can change the units to express this height in feet in order to compare this height with heights of mountains on the Earth:
H_{feet} = H ( 1 mi / 1.60944 km ) (5280 feet / 1 mi)
H_{feet} = 8,200 feet high
9 - Cape Laplace's Height was Last Updated on December 06, 2010 |