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    The earth's spherical coordinate system

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    Consider a rectangular coordinate system with origin at the center of the earth, z-axis through the North Pole, and x-axis through the prime-meridian. Find the rectangular coordinates of Beijing, China
    (39Ù' 55'N,116Ù' 25'E )degree. A minute is 1/60degree . Assume the earth is a sphere of radius R=6367km.

    Beijing has coordinates=
    (x,y,z)

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