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    Re: Artificial Horizon.
    From: E.R.Kooi
    Date: 2002 Apr 1, 21:25 +0200

    If you were right not a single electric motor or generator would work.
    When you move copper in an magnetic field it generates a current, which
    creates heat and dissipates energy. This requires power and that how a
    counter force is created with the dampening effect.
    Fr. gr. Eppo R. Kooi.
    > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
    > Van: Navigation Mailing List
    > [mailto:NAVIGATION-L@LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM]Namens Jared Sherman
    > Verzonden: maandag 01-apr-02 20:31
    >   field of a small rare earth magnet fixed to the sextant frame, and so
    > damped the movement.>
    >  Am I the only one here to wonder how this worked? Copper is
    > non-magnetic, regardless of the magnet you used a simple copper
    > strip would not be affected by it.

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