Regiomontanus' angle maximization problem_REMIX remix

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Instructions

Use the mouse to move the girl around the screen to VERIFY that:
a.The maximum viewing angle is found when the circle passing through three points - the top of the statue (Cycladic idol), the bottom of the statue and the spectator's eye - is also tangent with the horizontal line passing through the spectator's eye.
b.The center of the circle must lie on a horizontal line through the midpoint of the statue (which is vertical) (thanks DarthPickley).

Notes and Credits (added by dapontes)

It's a remix of my project (dapontesgr)
Johanes Müller (1436–1476) known as Regiomontanus, German mathematician and astronomer.

Shared: 5 May 2017 Modified: 12 May 2017
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