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    Re: Dip uncertainty
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Dec 8, 16:30 -0500

    Frank,
    
    It may not be science, but couldn't it resolve this question?
    
    Fred
    
    On Dec 8, 2004, at 3:55 PM, Frank Reed wrote:
    
    >
    > Alex, you wrote:
    > "Maybe. The problem is whether it is possible to
    > predict refraction precisely if the temperature
    > (presure, humidity etc. what else?) profiles
    > are known. Then the problem splits into two:
    > to do such prediction mathematically, and to see
    > how these profiles may vary. Both parts seem to be
    > solvable."
    >
    > The physics of refraction in air is straight-forward. Creating density
    > profiles is also no problem. Integrating the equations numerically is
    > no problem. But it's not science... UNLESS someone can produce a
    > reasonable set of observational data to compare against.
    >
    > Frank R
    > [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
    > [X] Chicago, Illinois
    
    
    

       
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