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    Re: Chronometer Suggestions
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2009 Jan 6, 23:36 -0000

    Bill Sellar asked a simple question.
    "As a beginning celestial navigator, I am wondering how much time and watch
    accuracy is actually required for practical navigation. Can we predict how
    many miles off one would be for every second of time error?"
    And what heavy weather this list has made of attempting to answer it!
    If Bill Sellar wasn't confused before, I bet he is by now.
    Worst was Irv Howarth's contribution, in which he made a gross error, by a
    factor of 15! Well, anyone can make a mistake, but after it's been pointed
    out to him, he appears to be still defending it.
    contact George Huxtable, at  george@hux.me.uk
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
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