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Magnus Effect

January 2, 2018
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The Magnus effect is an observable phenomenon that is commonly associated with a spinning object that drags air faster around one side, creating a difference in pressure that moves it in the direction of the lower-pressure side. When shooting long range, the shooter must account for the distance the bullet will drift due to wind. All other things being equal, the bullet will hit a different place if the wind is coming 90 degrees from the left versus 90 degrees to the right. The solution? TrackingPoint technology calculates this for you, as it takes the Magnus Effect into consideration when calculating for the ballistic coefficient.

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