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    Re: Howland Island landfall
    From: David C
    Date: 2017 Dec 22, 14:17 -0800

    I have attached my very untidy work sheet. You will note that I originally calclulated Hc = 49° 6.5'  and then changed it to 65° 45.9'.

    Another thought...........

    If I had been on JST2 and had been using my sextant I would have known that the altitude of the sun was approximately  49° and so would have detected my error.  Unless, that is, I was the navigator who lost situational awareness and ignored his magnetic compass while flying across north Africa ( OTTOMH I cannot remember the flight number).

       
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