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    Re: Exercise #16 High Altitude Sights near Noon
    From: Dave Walden
    Date: 2008 Jul 21, 03:32 -0700

    go to goole groups, and andres' message looks fine.
    
    andres, when using your programs, must the data be typed into each one
    as I work through them, or can I create files and pass the names
    somehow.  Very nice programs.  Good plots.  Thanks.
    
    
    
    On Jul 21, 2:49�am, "Andres Ruiz"  wrote:
    > Jeremy,
    >
    > The declination you has given, has 0.1' of error, see my calculations and 
    the USNO datahttp://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/celnavtable.php
    >
    > �This data came from the 1981 NA?
    >
    > For manual calculation of the fix, a plotting sheet or also a great scale 
    nautical chart is used if available.
    >
    > Andr�s
    >
    > -----Mensaje original-----
    > De: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] En nombre de Anabasis
    > Enviado el: mi�rcoles, 16 de julio de 2008 18:35
    > Para: NavList
    > Asunto: [NavList 5863] Exercise #16 High Altitude Sights near Noon
    >
    > Exercise 16 �Position near Noon by High Altitude Sight
    >
    > As promised, I am posting a couple of Celestial Navigation problems
    > that were presented to me on my Last US Coast Guard Examination. �I am
    > quoting them verbatim and will give a list of reference materials
    > available in the exam if people wish to replicate my exam conditions.
    > Reference materials: �1981 Almanac, Bowditch Vol 2- 1981 edition, HO
    > 229 Vol 2, Plotting sheets, plotting tools, non-navigational
    > calculator, writing instrument.
    >
    > Here is the problem and multiple choice options:
    > "On 13 November 1981, your 1030 ZT DR position is Lat 19 deg 03'S,
    > Long 6 deg 34'E. �You are on course 164 deg T, speed 12 knots. �You
    > take the following observations of the Sun:
    > Zone Time � � � GHA � � � � � � Declination � � Observed Altitude (Ho)
    > 1112 � � � � � �351 deg 55.4' � S 18 deg 00.4' �88 deg 08.0'
    > 1121 � � � � � �354 deg 10.4' � S 18 deg 00.5 � 88 deg 33.9'
    >
    > What is the 1200 position?"
    >
    > A) � � �Lat 19 deg 22.3'S, Long 6 deg 37.8'E
    > B) � � �Lat 19 deg 20.1'S, Long 6 deg 41.4'E
    > C) � � �Lat 19 deg 17.6'S, Long 6 deg 39.2'E
    > D) � � �Lat 19 deg 15.8'S, Long 6 deg 36.8'E
    >
    > As a note, the answer MUST be one of the multiple choice options. �If
    > your fix does not match the choices, you must choose the one you think
    > is most correct. �As you can see, this is mostly a plotting exercise.
    > I suggest using the largest scale plotting sheet you can muster.
    >
    > Jeremy
    >
    > �19811113 1112.htm
    > 6KDownload
    >
    > �19811113 1121.htm
    > 6KDownload
    >
    > �Exercise #16 High Altitude Sights near Noon.pdf
    > 246KDownload
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