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    Re: Hi (WAS: Re: ping)
    From: Yves Arrouye
    Date: 2001 Jan 26, 13:40 EST

    > When I was developing CelestNav and MG229, I used Jean Meeus
    > "Astronomical Algorithms" for the planetary ephemeris, the Nautical
    > Almanac itself for most of the sight reduction algorithms (with some
    > help from the hardcopy HO229), Bowditch for the geodesy formulas, and
    > the program MICA (from the US Naval Observatory) for checking
    > ephemeris calculations.  Most of those references can be purchased
    > from Willman-Bell.  Early versions of CelestNav used the PD code
    > NOVAS (also from the USNO) to do the star ephemeris, but most of that
    > code is gone now.
    Hi Hal,
    Thanks for your reply. I wasn't aware of all these Palm applications! And I
    guess I need to find a better name than Pilot Navigator now... Dang!
    I'm in the US, have an emulator, and develop in C with PRC-tools. I won't
    comment on doing forms by hand in Emacs. Besides this, it's fun to write. I
    am getting familiar with the UI guidelines, and am keeping launch codes and
    multisegment for later. I don't have Bowditch yet, but I do have the French
    admiralty manuals and I don't see why the formulas would not yield the same

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