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    Re: Getting started with "clearing the lunar distance".
    From: John Brenneise
    Date: 2004 Apr 26, 12:40 -0700

    Thank-you all for the pointers.  They should keep me busy for a while.
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "George Huxtable" 
    Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 11:21 AM
    Subject: Re: Getting started with "clearing the lunar distance".
    > John Brenneise wrote-
    > >I was informed that this list had a prior discussion about telling time
    > >(GMT) using the tables for clearing the lunar distance.
    > >
    > >Can someone point me to the right place on the server archive to start
    > >reading messages?
    > Arthur Pearson's website is at . It is designed to
    > provide useful information about lunar-distance techniques, or pointers to
    > where it can be found.
    > Modesty should (but won't) forbid me to refer to a seies of postings
    > lunars" which I posted a year or two ago: Arthur's website supplies
    > pointers to the latest archived versions. Some of these have been updated,
    > as my own understanding has improved, mostly as a result of Nav-L
    > discussion. To my shame, concluding postings on deriving longitude from
    > resulting GMT have been long-promised, but have not yet materialised. That
    > series was intended to explain lunars to someone who was familiar to
    > celestial navigation, but was new to lunar distances, so it ought to meet
    > John's requirement.
    > George.
    > ================================================================
    > contact George Huxtable by email at george@huxtable.u-net.com, by phone at
    > 01865 820222 (from outside UK, +44 1865 820222), or by mail at 1 Sandy
    > Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    > ================================================================

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