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sighting angle[′sīd·iŋ ‚aŋ·gəl]
In bombing, the angle between the line of sight to the aiming point and the vertical.
An angle between the line of sight to the aiming point and the local vertical at the time of a bomb release. Also called a dropping angle.
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were recorded by using angle boards (see Buckland et al.
The data were truncated at 6000 ft (1829 m) from the trackline; beyond this distance, sightings were few, and measured sighting angles
and counts of numbers were imprecise.
However, properly adjusting the sighting angles
of the cameras' placement corrects those problems.