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    Re: Finding The Symmedian
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2010 Dec 29, 11:11 +1100
    Very recent examples of possible non-random error supplied by Greg R:
    "All of the observations (5) were away from GPS which may indicate a systematic error of some kind. It is possible that the lower limb of the Sun was consistently set too deep into the horizon (a personal error)."

    On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Peter Fogg <piterr11@gmail.com> wrote:

     Gary LaPook wrote:

    "In my opinion, all three constructions are difficult and time consuming and do not provide a point with a greatly greater probability than the other methods of selecting a point to use for the fix"

    At the risk of belabouring my point, Gary, what is the assumption underlying your conclusion as to any point involving greater or lesser probability?

    Are you assuming only random error, a mix, or only non-random error?  Your answer may indicate which method would be appropriate, depending on the assumption.

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