coaltitude

coaltitude

(koh-al -tă-tewd) See zenith distance.
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Established on a heading to the field entry-control point, she noticed coaltitude, converging aircraft on her traffic advisory system (TAS).
whose latitude remains constant as the star transits the sky from rising to setting; (b) the Colatitude, the angular distance between the Pole and the observer's meridian position; and (c) the Coaltitude, the angular distance between the observer and the Geographical Position.
The greater the diameter of the circle, the lower the altitude of the star, for as mentioned earlier the great circle distance from observer to Geographical Position in angular units gives the coaltitude (90 |degrees~ -- altitude).
There was good reason to select a low altitude (10 |degrees~ -- 20 |degrees~), since this would give him a larger circle whose radius is the coaltitude.
About 90 degrees through the break, I spotted an SH-60 in an apparent hover and coaltitude with us.
Seeing an aircraft coaltitude that close was not something either of us expected, so it took us a second to process our next action.
I couldn't register the single piece of critical information out there: We had coaltitude, opposing traffic closing on our position.
With the perceived knowledge that our only coaltitude traffic was the section of Rhinos far ahead of us, and with our lead behind us, we settled into our routine.
The MC-130 flight lead reported he did not see Tiger 05 at their 1 o-clock and coaltitude with them.