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    Re: Almost a sextant
    From: Bruce Hamilton
    Date: 2009 Dec 4, 15:29 -0800


    Thanks Frank. I am not even sure if the accelerometers can figure out where the vertical is since they seem to need calibration on a know surface first. 

    I keep waiting for a computer program or app that can do the calculations from photos.  Like the USAF star tracker system, but with fewer classified stamps on it. Perhaps someone can get a DARPA grant to make a pocket-able star tracker camera.

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