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    Re: An artificial horizon eclipse sight
    From: Ed Popko
    Date: 2019 Aug 5, 12:07 -0700

    Hmmm, I'll make a fool of myself:

    - although a full eclipse is seen from somewhat wide band, you should be able to get you approximate lat/lon ovserver position from it

    - both the sun and moon have the same Dec and GHA at the moment of totality

    - water reflection is like an artificial horizon. Use sextant, to measure, take half and use Dec of either body to get approximate latitude

    - GMT of this eclipse is the observers approximate longitude though it wont be precise

    Ed

       
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