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    Re: Celestial Navigation on the surface of Mars
    From: Geoffrey Kolbe
    Date: 2018 Nov 10, 06:53 -0800

    Greg Rudzinski wrote:

    "The length of day on Mars is very close to that of Earth.  I would propose a Mars second as 1.027 Earth seconds.  A Mars watch could be made out of an Earth watch just by slowing a hair.  Earth latitude and longitude could be used on Mars by  using a nautical mile of .5324  of the Earth nautical mile (close to a kilometer). "

    OK, I am game.... when do we go?

    Geoffrey Kolbe

       
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