Convert spherical distance from degrees to nautical miles
One degree of arc length is about 60 nautical miles, using a spherical model of the Earth.
ans = 60.0405
This is not true on Mercury, of course.
ans = 22.9852
deg— Distance in degrees
Distance in degrees, specified as a numeric array.
nm— Distance in nautical miles
Distance in nautical miles, returned as a numeric array.