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# What is the difference between the circumference and the diameter of an orb or any round object?

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The circumference is the distance around the curved surface, following a great circle (that is, the largest circle you can find on it surface). The diameter of the object is the diameter of such a great circle.

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 Dec 21 09, 10:14 PM

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