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    Re: 2-Body Fix -- take three
    From: Peter Hakel
    Date: 2009 Nov 11, 11:35 -0800
    I addressed the first (latitude) "ambiguity" in my previous posting and I see no confusion there.

    The second (LHA1) ambiguity is what originally prompted me to start this thread.  This has now been resolved to my satisfaction with several different methods.


    Peter Hakel


    From: George Huxtable <george{at}hux.me.uk>
    To: navlist@fer3.com
    Sent: Wed, November 11, 2009 7:06:12 AM
    Subject: [NavList 10562] Re: 2-Body Fix -- take three


    Anyway, until I can find a better word, I will continue to use "ambiguous"
    in that context of the two-body fix. And in solving that problem, two levels
    of ambiguity arise. First, the one that John refers to above, that can only
    be resolved by the navigator knowing roughly where the ship is. And a second
    level of ambiguity, that arises in deducing a local hour angle from its
    cosine, which is less serious in that it can be resolved by logical
    procedures only, and needs no navigator's judgment, as I will show later.



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