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    Calculating almanac predictions. (was Global oceanic tides)
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2003 Aug 26, 08:05 +0100

    I've received the replies from Geoff Butt to two recent questioners, before
    the questions themselves have turned up here. This happens sometimes.
    
    I've renamed this divergent thread.
    
    Geoff wrote (and Bill Noyce has recently commented) about his calculation
    of NA data--
    
    >I can get some pretty
    >reasonable agreement with the NA.  There are however some minor discrepancies
    >of the magnitude of 0.2seconds in GHA for some bodies which I don't quite
    >understand at the moment.
    
    There's something funny about this. NA data are provided to within 0.1
    minutes only, so errors of 0.2 seconds in GHA would be invisible. Did Geoff
    intend to say 0.2 minutes instead of 0.2 seconds? That would also fit in
    better with the way the Meeus data truncates.
    
    George.
    
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