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Course calculations and conversions

The course is the direction one has to follow to go from A to B: it is the angle formed between the North and the direction to your destination.

The program below was adapted from an Excel file (
Download - 80 Kb) sent by Joel Pouteau whom I would like to thank for his contributions. (See Links).
The program enables you to convert degree-minute-seconds into decimal degrees or radians. It also computes and displays the course and the great-circle distance between the inputted coordinates.

 Conversion - Course calculation 
  Start Arrival
  Latitude Longitude Latitude Longitude
Decimal degrees 
Direction NS EO NS EO

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