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    Re: 12 Feb 2011 Unorthodox Jupiter Lunar from a moving platform
    From: Harri Ojanen
    Date: 2011 Feb 25, 14:05 -0800

    Hello,

    I followed the same iterative method as earlier: first intersect the circles of position to get an approximate AP (taking into account the distances traveled while doing so), using that AP in a lunar distance time calculation to find the watch correction, which is then used to intersect the circles to get the fix. A final lunar distance is used to check the watch correction from fix position.

    With my code I find the following:
    time of lunar distance sight: 18:13:30.2
    at fix: 46°36.5'N 002°22.1'W

    (With a residual 1s watch error from the last check.)

    Again thanks for an interesting problem!

    Cheers,
    Harri

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