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    Bris Sextant
    From: Gary Harkins
    Date: 2003 Jan 12, 14:31 EST
    I understand why the bris sextant's calibration table would eliminate the need for all of the normal corrections for a sun sight, except one.  Example: If you set up the calibration table for a "height of eye" of 8 feet, my thinking is that you would still have to correct for a height of eye that is either greater or less than 8 feet.  Anyone else given this any thought?  The instructions seem to indicate that you wouldn't need to make any further corrections.  I wonder, since height of eye is typically such a small correction, if the instructions just choose to ignore it.  Thoughts anyone!

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