As of Version 7.0, Eccentricity has become a property of GeodesyData.
is an option for SpheroidalDistance which specifies the eccentricity of the ellipsoid in the spheroidal model.
- To use Eccentricity, you first need to load the Geodesy Package using Needs["Geodesy`"].
- Eccentricity->v specifies that the eccentricity of spheroidal model is the number v.
- The default setting for Earth is 0.081819, from the WGS–84 standard.