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    Re: AH in high wind, AH on ground
    From: Randall Morrow
    Date: 2014 May 12, 11:46 -0700

    Here is the data on the 11 May blustery day sight run: (By Startstruck)

    === Computed Most Likely Location: ===
    Latitude: 35°19.52'
    Longitude: -119°05.59'
    === Line of Position (LOP) Data BEGIN ===
    There are a total of 4 star sightings

    [LOP 1]:
    Observed GMT: 11 May 2014 03:28:43 GMT+00:00
    Observed Body: Mars
    Sextant Altitude Hs: 44°11.30'
    Eye Height (meter): 0°00.00'
    Index Correction: -0°00.02'
    Observed Limb: NO LIMB
    Body Declination: -2°42.92'
    Body GHA: 91°48.25'
    Body RA: 12h36m53s
    Corrected Altitude Ho: 44°10.36'
    Computed Altitude Hc: 44°10.74'
    Computed Azimuth Z: 140°19.00'
    Computed Intercept: intercept is 0.376' away observed body, azimuth is 140.317° true

    [LOP 2]:
    Observed GMT: 11 May 2014 03:30:11 GMT+00:00
    Observed Body: Jupiter
    Sextant Altitude Hs: 41°31.10'
    Eye Height (meter): 0°00.00'
    Index Correction: -0°00.02'
    Observed Limb: NO LIMB
    Body Declination: 22°43.07'
    Body GHA: 173°22.46'
    Body RA: 7h12m4s
    Corrected Altitude Ho: 41°30.00'
    Computed Altitude Hc: 41°30.15'
    Computed Azimuth Z: 270°17.19'
    Computed Intercept: intercept is 0.151' away observed body, azimuth is 270.287° true

    [LOP 3]:
    Observed GMT: 11 May 2014 03:32:28 GMT+00:00
    Observed Body: Capella
    Sextant Altitude Hs: 28°45.50'
    Eye Height (meter): 0°00.00'
    Index Correction: -0°00.02'
    Observed Limb: NO LIMB
    Body Declination: 46°00.59'
    Body GHA: 202°31.95'
    Body RA: 5h17m44s
    Corrected Altitude Ho: 28°43.72'
    Computed Altitude Hc: 28°43.92'
    Computed Azimuth Z: 308°06.36'
    Computed Intercept: intercept is 0.198' away observed body, azimuth is 308.106° true

    [LOP 4]:
    Observed GMT: 11 May 2014 03:27:04 GMT+00:00
    Observed Body: Arcturus
    Sextant Altitude Hs: 41°08.90'
    Eye Height (meter): 0°00.00'
    Index Correction: 0°00.20'
    Observed Limb: NO LIMB
    Body Declination: 19°06.48'
    Body GHA: 66°31.62'
    Body RA: 14h16m20s
    Corrected Altitude Ho: 41°07.99'
    Computed Altitude Hc: 41°08.41'
    Computed Azimuth Z: 94°57.12'
    Computed Intercept: intercept is 0.418' away observed body, azimuth is 94.952° true

    [Assumed Position (AP)]:
    AP Latitude: 35°19.40'
    AP Longitude: -119°05.50'
    === Line of Position (LOP) Data END ===
    Sent by StarStruck Navigation ...

    Though there was likely a "cocked hat" issue that the program had to solve, the fix for these 4 sights was 600 feet from my front walk position.

    Randy
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