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    Re: Celestial navigation classes: looking for suggestions...
    From: Bruce J. Pennino
    Date: 2016 Oct 28, 09:49 -0400
    I just read my recent Mystic Seaport Bulletin and there was a very successful “adventure series”  afternoon and evening lecture recently.....265 people in the afternoon and 290 people in the evening.
     
    I’ve been to a couple of these and they are excellent. Usually the speaker presents the  talk for an hour or so and answers questions for another 30 minutes. Free coffee and donuts!
     
    Because people are so busy, would a briefer lecture combined with some “ hands-on” be more popular? How about an afternoon or evening time slot??
     

    Bruce














     
    Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:23 PM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Celestial navigation classes: looking for suggestions...
     

    Frank,

    Exotic topics to think about : Artificial horizons, dip short, backsights, daytime Venus, ultra high altitude GP circle of position, and sunrise/sunset LOP without a sextant. Something really far out would be longitude by jovian moons which could be an extra  subject for the land navigation class.

    Greg Rudzinski

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