Suppose I travelrdistance away from the north pole and then made a spherical circle at this distance (essentially a line of latitude). How do I figure out the circumference of this spherical circle?

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- October 13th 2009, 09:34 PMJanu42Spherical Circle Circumference
Suppose I travel

*r*distance away from the north pole and then made a spherical circle at this distance (essentially a line of latitude). How do I figure out the circumference of this spherical circle? - October 13th 2009, 11:33 PMCaptainBlack
Draw a diagram:

Attachment 13345

is the radius to be used in calculation of the circumference, and:

CB