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    Re: DeltaT fits
    From: Peter Hakel
    Date: 2010 Apr 3, 14:20 -0700
    A fitting formula has a smaller "footprint" compared to a large table.  I find this to be a convenient memory-saving approach, especially in Excel.  I think that your recommendation is better suited for an actual program/app written in C/C++ or similar.


    Peter Hakel



    From: Frank Reed <FrankReed{at}HistoricalAtlas.com>
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Sent: Sat, April 3, 2010 1:20:23 PM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: DeltaT fits

    On the other hand, why use an algorithm to generate tabulated data?? Just grab the table and interpolate. Again, the accuracy is around 1 or 2 seconds of time in the late 18th century and around 0.1 to 0.2 seconds of time in the late 19th century, and it's very unlikley that there will EVER be any improvement in these acccuracies.

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