# 20moa vs. 15 moa

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by jasonstewart, Mar 20, 2009.

1. ### jasonstewartWell-Known Member

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im new to the long range shooting and was trying to determine how much difference there would be at 1000 yds with a 15 moa versus a 20 moa. im not to good at math, so figuting it out on my own is kinda out of the question. thanks, jason

2. ### MagManWell-Known Member

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I've changed my answer twice now and now you have me confused.

I'm sticking with 52.35"

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1 moa is technically 1.047" @ 100 yards

so 1 moa at 1000= 10.470"

10.470 x 5 moa = 52.350"

MagMan is absolutely correct.

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5 MOA even!

5. ### MagManWell-Known Member

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At 100 or 1000?

You laugh but I changed mine from 52.35" to 10.47" and back after I reread his question about 3 times.

6. ### Michael EicheleWell-Known Member

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LOL!

Doesnt matter what range! 20MOA minus 15MOA = 5MOA!

7. ### Michael EicheleWell-Known Member

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In all seriousness, 5MOA at 1K = as posted already. 52.35" at 1K.

Like you said, it depends on how you interperet the question.

8. ### jasonstewartWell-Known Member

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thanks yall for the fast response. regards, jason

9. ### bbromgardMember

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This might be a dumb question, what does MOA stand for and what does it mean? I think I have an idea , but it is not clear. BB

10. ### Wisker45-70Active Member

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Minute Of Angle

11. ### Michael EicheleWell-Known Member

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In case you dont know, 1 MOA = 1/60th of 1 degree.

12. ### bbromgardMember

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Thank you for enlightening me. BB