Definition of Azimuth

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Azimuth

The term 'Azimuth' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' The direction, in degrees referenced to true north, that an antenna must be pointed to receive a satellite signal (compass direction). The angular distance is measured in a clockwise direction'.

The term 'Azimuth' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' A direction in terms of a 360 compass. North is at 0, east is at 90, south is at 180, and west is at 270'.


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