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    Re: Calculator!!
    From: Brooke Clarke
    Date: 2005 Nov 22, 10:47 -0800

    Hi Mike:
    
    As far as I know the HP line of scientific or graphing reverse polish
    calculators has the highest level of precision.
    I remember reading about the development and testing of the algorithms
    when they were introduced.
    http://www.hp.com/calculators/
    
    They typically have 15 digits of internal precision.
    360d 27m 24.4444s  is only 11 digits (really less since some of the
    digits are limited to a range of 0-60 instead of 0-99).
    
    Have Fun,
    
    Brooke Clarke, N6GCE
    
    --
    w/Java http://www.PRC68.com
    w/o Java http://www.pacificsites.com/~brooke/PRC68COM.shtml
    http://www.precisionclock.com
    
    
    
    MIKE BURKES wrote:
    
    > Hi folks I need a scientific calculator that will read to AT LEAST FOUR
    > decimal places in arc second i.e. nearest TEN-THOUSANDTH arc second! E.G.
    > 9.23456789710d=9d 27m 24.4444s.
    > Your advice will be much appreciated!
    > Mike Burkes
    >
    >
    
    
    

       
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