“The photo he used is from a helicopter ride I took over North Jerseey and NYC,” says Maule, owner of Phillyskyline.com, where the photo originated. The overall curvature is about 1,067 feet: The target hidden height, or the height hidden by the horizon, stands at about 336.6 feet using the numbers provided, including Apple Pie Hill's elevation.
For hours, the 27-year-old Grammy-nominated artist spewed theory after theory as to why everything we know about the earth since the Renaissance is wrong.
At 205 feet above sea level, that disappearing point will be much farther away.” Despite the amount of evidence working against B.o. here, Pitts doesn’t expect de Grasse Tyson to walk away from this battle with a solid win.
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It should, however, be noted that the Philadelphia skyline is still viewable from the real Apple Pie Hill, though it is much less clear than B.o. Apple Pie Hill or not, just the absurd claim the earth was flat caused Neil de Grasse Tyson to lambaste B.o. Even Franklin Institute’s chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts, has chimed in, saying even if the picture were of Apple Pie Hill, math otherwise proves the earth is a sphere. “If I go to the top of the Comcast Center, the horizon appears really far away,” Pitts said.
“Much farther than it appears at sea level, because your elevation allows you to see much farther out.