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ECEFRef Class Home

ECEF (earth-centred, earth-fixed) Cartesian co-ordinates are used to define a point in three-dimensional space. ECEF co-ordinates are defined relative to an x-axis (the intersection of the equatorial plane and the plane defined by the prime meridian), a y-axis (at 90° to the x-axis and its intersection with the equator) and a z-axis (intersecting the North Pole). All the axes intersect at the point defined by the centre of mass of the Earth.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace: DotNetCoords
Assembly: DotNetCoords (in DotNetCoords.dll) Version: (
public class ECEFRef : CoordinateSystem

The ECEFRef type exposes the following members.

Public methodECEFRef(LatLng)
Create a new earth-centred, earth-fixed reference from the given latitude and longitude.
Public methodECEFRef(Double, Double, Double)
Create a new earth-centred, earth-fixed (ECEF) reference from the given parameters using the WGS84 reference ellipsoid.
Public methodECEFRef(Double, Double, Double, Datum)
Create a new earth-centred, earth-fixed (ECEF) reference from the given parameters and the given reference ellipsoid.
Public propertyDatum
Gets the datum.
(Inherited from CoordinateSystem.)
Public propertyX
Gets the x co-ordinate.
Public propertyY
Gets the y co-ordinate.
Public propertyZ
Gets the z co-ordinate.
Public methodEquals
Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalize
Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode
Serves as a hash function for a particular type.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType
Gets the Type of the current instance.
(Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseClone
Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToLatLng
Convert this ECEFRef object to a point represented by a latitude and longitude and a perpendicular height above (or below) a reference ellipsoid.
(Overrides CoordinateSystemToLatLng.)
Public methodToString
Returns a String that represents the current ECEF reference.
(Overrides ObjectToString.)
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