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    Re: Emergency sun declination
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 May 20, 21:39 -0400

    In the absence of a plotting sheet, one could draw in the points of the
    compass rose, NE, NNE, etc, with a compass or dividers, although that
    certainly couldn't give you a degree for every day.
    
    Fred
    
    On May 20, 2004, at 5:46 PM, Frank Reed wrote:
    
    > Doug R wrote:
    >  "It is a straight forward procedure.But you must have a rose or
    > universal plotting sheet."
    >
    >  That's the nice thing about this approach compared to the draw your
    > own circle approach. As Ken mentioned, the tricky part is dividing up
    > the points around the hand-drawn circle. A printed compass rose at
    > least gives you a reliable starting point.
    >
    >  And:
    >  "6.Multiply that ratio by 22.50*(degree)"
    >
    >  That's a typo, I assume (it was in Jim's post, too). It should be
    > 23.5 degrees.
    >
    >  Frank R
    >  [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
    >  [X] Chicago, Illinois
    
    
    

       
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