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    Dozier Formula
    From: Dan Hogan
    Date: 2001 Nov 19, 11:37 AM

    First I am not a trained mathematician, I need a calculator to work higher
    math ;^)
    
    For years I have used the dozier formula from The Calculator Afloat, by
    Schufeldt & Newcomer for sight reduction with a calculator.
    
    The normal Dozier formula is:
            tan Zn = sin LHA / cos LHA * sin L - cos L * sin d
    
    Rewritten as because of the result coming out 180 degrees off and of using
    the Polar-to-rectangular function:
            tan(Zn - 180) = sin LHA / cos LHA * sin L - cos L * tan d
    
    Then *using invented notation* rewritten again as:
            Zn = 180 + R->P (sin LHA * cos d, cos LHA * cos d * sin L - cos L * tan d
    
    Now can someone explain what the COMMA after the first cos d stands for?
    
    
    Dan Hogan WA6PBY
    C27 "Gacha"
    dhhogan{at}verimail.com
    Nav-L Page: http://www.wa6pby.com
    

       
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