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    Re: How to choose among position lines?
    From: Jared Sherman
    Date: 2003 Jun 11, 14:49 -0400

    Doug-
     I wonder, if perhaps dividing the number of sites into 360 degrees and 
    spreading them out evenly is counterproductive? Consider that case of 8 
    sights. If I plot them evenly about I'll get one smudge on the chart. But if 
    I plot two sights each at 4 positions...The difference between the two lines 
    from any one direction will also tell me that I have an error of at least 
    that amount.
     Wouldn't that information be just as useful?
    
    Aside from star sights at night on a cloudless sea, who would have the luxury 
    to take 8 sightings in equidistant directions anyway?
    
    
    

       
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