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    Re: Celnav article in Ocean Navigator Magazine
    From: Stan K
    Date: 2016 May 10, 17:34 -0400
    This is what I said to someone else about the article at the beginning of April:

    "Someone would have to do a statistical study to see if using the median works any better than using the mean, especially after outliers are removed, and I'm not sure which method is easier.  Assuming a run of five sights, using the mean you would have to do five time averages, five altitude averages, and one sight reduction.  Using the median you would have to do five sight reductions.  Looks like a wash to me."

    Stan


    -----Original Message-----
    From: Gary LaPook <NoReply_LaPook@fer3.com>
    To: slk1000 <slk1000---.com>
    Sent: Tue, May 10, 2016 4:19 pm
    Subject: [NavList] Celnav article in Ocean Navigator Magazine

    There is an article in the curent issue of Ocean Navigator Magazine that is interesting and brings up topics that we have discussed here often in the past such as averging shots, "cocked hat," anvancing lines to a common time using the "motion of the observer" tables, etc. Take a few minutes to read it here:
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