Definition of geocentric latitude in English:
The latitude at which a planet would appear if viewed from the centre of the earth.
- Geodetic and geocentric latitude can differ by as much as 10 arcminutes at mid latitudes.
- Additionally, the relationship between geocentric latitude at the planet's surface and geodetic latitude is used.
- Convert the geodetic latitudes to geocentric latitudes and then solve the above spherical triangle using the geocentric values.
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