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    Re: Land Surveyors vs. Navy Lunars 1884 Nile Valley
    From: Robin Stuart
    Date: 2010 Apr 6, 07:44 -0700


    Thanks for your interest and complimentary remarks on the effectiveness of the method.
    Frank is correct. Since the paper deals with using complex number methods as an alternative to classical spherical trigonometry, the numbers have been "pre-cleared" to the point that they can be used directly as input into that part of the calculation. In this case they refer to the centers of the discs. In all examples, given in my paper, the numbers used can be extracted by consulting the indicated references. Where possible a web link has been provided.
    I attach a copy of relevant pages from Wilberforce Clarke’s book so that you can see exactly where the values come from. Armed with this you can now use the uncorrected values to plug into Frank’s calculator!

    Robin Stuart

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