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    Re: Differences between the government and the commercial
    From: Chuck Taylor
    Date: 2001 Apr 09, 8:22 AM

    The "introductory" material is after the daily pages in both editions. As far as
    substantive issues other than price which would cause one to buy one edition in
    preference to the other, I know of none.
    Chuck Taylor
    Everett, WA, USA
    > Hi,
    > Celestaire describes the commercial almanac as: "Both the commercial and
    > government editions have identical tabulated data and construction with the
    > following exception: The coverage is expanded in that it contains the last
    > two months of the previous year. The price of this edition is less than the
    > government edition due to some advertising pages which are placed at the
    > back, and may be retained or easily removed."
    > I found one at my local West Marine. It is indeed about 50% less than the
    > government version, but I didn't find any introductory material in it, and I
    > think that the government version does. Is that true? Are there any other
    > differences?
    > Thanks,
    > YA

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