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    Re: 1768 Almanac
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2007 Apr 19, 09:01 -0600

    On 18 Apr 2007 at 18:09, Frank Reed wrote:
    
    > Just a reminder, the lunar distance predictions on my web site ALREADY
    > provide the lunar distance tables in Greenwich Apparent Time (or Greenwich
    > Mean Time if prefered) for any date. You can set it to produce tables with
    > distances in degrees, minutes, and tenths or in degrees, minutes, and
    > seconds. The latter allows direct and immediate comparison with the
    > published tables. This online tool has been available for exactly this
    > purpose for some three years now. Enjoy!
    
    In fact, here is an example from 3 years ago where the errors in the 1800
    almanac were tabulated using Frank's online almanac:
    
    http://www.fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx?y=200412&i=020982
    
    You can see that the errors were substantial. Hopefully Alex will soon be
    providing us with more examples.
    
    Ken Muldrew.
    
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