I don't think that would be enough to be visible, at least not with the photos of the size he's displaying. You're talking about a 0.3% difference between polar and equatorial diameter.
On 2002-02-04 16:19, AstroMike wrote:
Why isn't the Earth perfectly round in the photos? Simple, it isn't
. The Earth's equatorial diameter is 12,756 km, while the polar diameter is 12,714 km. There is also a slight bulge (about 45 m) in Northern Hemisphere, making it slightly pear-shaped.
Everything I need to know I learned through Googling.