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    Re: Do We Still Need to Use Sextants?
    From: Alan S
    Date: 2013 Mar 27, 09:34 -0700

    Sems Aktug:

    While GPS devices seem to work just fine, in-so-far as I know that is, we can find positions without the use of the sextant, either marine or aircraft.

    Absent GPS, and or until some other device becomes generally available, I do not see how one might "shoot the sun" or any other celestial body. Of course I might be missing salient points here, but that is what comes to mind now.

    Alan
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