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    Re: Art and Navigation
    From: Carly Butler
    Date: 2015 Apr 27, 14:48 -0600

    Ha!  Ok - duly noted!  It's all about an artificial horizon.  And I
    actually do have a south facing kitchen window...
    On 2015-04-27 13:21, Greg Rudzinski wrote:
    > Carly,
    > No way would you be anywhere near the correct latitude except through
    > crazy luck just picking a near by land feature as a horizon reference.
    > A mud puddle reflection of the Sun would have gotten you closer ;-)
    > Lots of info on artificial horizons here in the archives. Heck ... a
    > dish of water on a south facing kitchen window sill will get it done
    > for an LAN right where you're at in Nova Scotia until north
    > declination exceeds 16° north.
    > http://www.fer3.com/arc/sort2.aspx?subj=artificial+horizon&author=&y=200001&y2=201912
    > [1]
    > Greg Rudzinski
    >> FROM: Carly Butler
    >> DATE: 2015 Apr 27, 07:33 -0600
    >> Date was the solstice: December 21st. And I was on the beach, not on
    >> a
    >> boat - sorry, forgot to mention both important pieces of
    >> information. I
    >> knew I should have an artificial horizon, but I actually thought it
    >> wasn't that important (!) and that I could get an approximate
    >> location
    >> that wouldn't be so far off.
    >> (I'm actually reading the thread about creating my own artificial
    >> horizon with a mirror in a bucket with great interest - that
    >> probably
    >> would have helped me a lot. At the time I thought 'oh well, I don't
    >> have any mercury but it will be fine…)
    >> Will have to look up what time it was exactly…something close to
    >> noon,
    >> Sisal time, but I will check…
    >> Thanks!
    >> Carly
    > View and reply to this message [2]
    > Links:
    > ------
    > [1]
    > http://www.fer3.com/arc/sort2.aspx?subj=artificial+horizon&author=&y=200001&y2=201912
    > [2]
    > http://fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx/Art-Navigation-Rudzinski-apr-2015-g31155

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