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    Re: Horizontal Angle and the Hand Bearing Compass
    From: UNK
    Date: 2011 Jun 03, 21:30 +0000

    On 2011-06-03 20:54, Greg Rudzinski wrote:
    >
    > Try taking a horizontal angle using a hand bearing compass the next
    > time out sailing. This only requires taking the difference between two
    > bearings and plotting the arc of position. This adds a third line of
    > position to the pair of magnetic bearings and will act as a deviation
    > check.
    >
    
    This sounds like magic. The arc of position will always contain the
    intersection point of the two magnetic bearings. How can it serve as a
    check on deviation?
    
    Herbert Prinz
    
    
    
    

       
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