A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Frank Reed
Date: 2014 Nov 26, 11:42 -0800
You wrote: "The reason I ask is the Sun sights we take usually establish a fix Northwest of our actual postion (as determined by GPS and USGS) by an average of 5 miles."
Now wait, you sometimes report that when you take test sights, the LOP "runs right through" your GPS position. Now you're saying that the fixes are five miles away --a big error. Which is it? I agree with Greg that you should post the raw data from your sights.
Conanicut Island USA