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    Re: Can anyone tell me why my sextant has two sunshades?
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2006 Mar 10, 15:12 -0700

    On 10 Mar 2006 at 17:00, cfi@licfi.com wrote:
    
    >   In fact, while I think of itI'm still trying to
    > resolve the blurry mirror problem on my Polaris sites - I turned the mirror
    > 90 deg. just on a whim and the blurryness stopped - so I releveled it with
    > a machinest level, and the reading was 30 min off, as compaired to the 4-5
    > min I was getting with the blurry image - Now I'm totaly buffalowed! How
    > 'tight' do things have to be?
    
    I think you should consider using a liquid artificial horizon rather than
    the mirror (or at least get a better mirror). Polaris is tough because
    it's not very bright, so it may be best to do some bright objects in the
    artificial horizon first (the sun is probably the best one to begin with).
    
    Ken Muldrew.
    
    
    

       
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