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    Re: Direct methods
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2007 Nov 2, 11:29 -0000

    d walden wrote-
    
     The attached little spread sheet is an example of how.  One enters with the
    altitude, declination, and GHA of two bodies.  Out come the latitudes and
    longitudes of the two intersection points.  If you have three bodies, pick a
    different pair, and two of the points should wind up quite close.  There you
    are.
    |
    |  Seems to be working for me, but no guarantees.
    
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    I can see a problem with entering small angles, less than a whole degree.
    There's a bit of tinkering called for.
    
    George.
    
    contact George Huxtable at george---.u-net.com
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    
    
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