A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Michael Bradley
Date: 2016 Oct 19, 14:22 -0700
Greg, you wrote
'Just subtract the smaller from the larger so that L+/- d is always positive.'
Couldn't agree more. It's in the finest tradition of CN to avoid any negative numbers. But if I get to use Hav-Doniol for a class or in a presentation, I'll use the Lat ~ Dec naming for the operation, which is also in the finest traditions of CN .....