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    Re: Back In Hobby: Some Questions, Please
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2007 Apr 30, 09:24 -0600

    On 27 Apr 2007 at 21:39, Alexandre E Eremenko wrote:
    > Ken,
    > > I have no other explanation for why his
    > > latitudes were so poor.
    > Look at my posting today under "Point Venus".
    > The error in (moon's) alt is ridiculously high.
    > I understand that they understood that accuracy in Moon's
    > alt is not essential. But still this does not explain how
    > one can have 17' error in altitude with any reasonable
    > instrument.
    Were these altitudes taken at night using a sea horizon? (...one last hope
    for a sensible explanation).
    Ken Muldrew.
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