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An instrument used to find the direction of north from one's current location, consisting of a case with compass points marked around its edge and a floating magnetic needle that pivots to point to magnetic north.

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calculate turning acceleration from a compass

I have degree and timestamp and want to calculate the turning acceleration. What to trigger if the compass is turning fast. Is there a mathematic way to get an acceleration parameter?
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Shift a lat/lon coordinate based on a distance and direction?

I have a coordinate in (lat/lon). I want to find a new coordinate shifted from this point by 'x' meters in the direction given by a compass bearing (degrees). The distance offset I am hoping to ...