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    Re: Impossible lunar example. was: Short-cut lunars. was: Clearing lunars
    From: Kent Nordstr�m
    Date: 2010 Aug 28, 18:57 +0200

    Hi again,
    George asked me if I can provide certain pages from the Tables Requisite 
    issued 1781. Yes I hope I can but it may take a couple of days for me find 
    these pages. Even better may be is to provide the complete Tables Requisite 
    from 1781 (in pdf-format). The file is likely medium big.  Is this 
    Kent N
    From: "George Huxtable" 
    Sent: Saturday, August 28, 2010 3:14 PM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Impossible lunar example. was: Short-cut lunars. was: 
    Clearing lunars
    > Kent Norstrom wrote-
    > George mentions that the 1780 issue of the Tables Requisite isn't scanned
    > into Googles. I believe that the edition should be 1781, which is 
    > available
    > on Googles. Further, my understanding is that there is no edition 
    > published
    > in the time span 1767 to 1781.
    > Kent is right, and I was careless, in stating 1780 without checking, when
    > it should have been 1781.
    > However, I've taken another look at Google Books, which appears to confirm
    > that the only full view it provides me of Maskelyne's Tables Requisite is
    > of the 1802 edition, and the 1781 edition is available to me here as "book
    > overview" only, which prevents it being read. Unless I'm misunderstanding
    > something, which is all too possible.  My own access to the first edition
    > of 1767 is via a (facsimile) print.
    > If Kent has better access to the 1781 ed. than I do, I wonder if it might
    > be possible for him to look in and select for us the appropriate page or
    > two that Frank was referring to. It would come somewhere in the examples 
    > of
    > how to clear a lunar distance (perhaps by more than one method) and should
    > be readily identifiable by its value of apparent lunar distance between
    > centres of 108� 30' 08".
    > George.
    > contact George Huxtable, at  george@hux.me.uk
    > or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    > or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.

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