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    Re: Azimuth determination (ad nauseum)
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2007 Oct 7, 19:00 +1000


    Geoffrey Kolbe wrote:
    I would like to point out that there are times when one might CHOOSE to take sightings of celestial objects on the prime vertical.

    Sure. In that case one might choose another method for finding azimuth. The book proposes quite a few ..

    I would agree with George that it might be appropriate for Bennett to warn users of his azimuth tables of the possibility of large errors for objects near the Prime Vertical.

    Might be? The warning is there, Geoffrey. Has been for the last two editions.



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