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    Re: Almanac for Computers
    From: Jacky Wong
    Date: 1996 Aug 28, 21:21 EDT

    Gordon Talge wrote:
    >
    > Since I found out that the "Almanac for Computers" is no longer available
    > from the USNO since 1991, I decided to try and duplicate some of their
    > results. I would like a little bit of feed back on my efforts.
    > ....
    Hi Gordon,
            Your work should be very accurate. I had compare your example with my
    JavaScript program, which can be find at
    http://www.speednet.net/~himarj/navscript/sunsight.htm , and the result
    is GHA 293 degrees 33.51 minutes and Dec North 1 degree 43.74 minutes.
            My program should have accuracy of less than 0.3 minutes from my
    experiance of using it on board for few years.
            Please note that the JavaScript program does not work with Netsacpe
    3.0, don't ask me why - I don't know yet, but it works prefectly correct
    with Netscape 2.02.
    Jacky Wong
    himarj{at}XXX.XXX
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