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    Re: Latitude by Lunar Distance
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2006 Oct 13, 08:40 +1000

    On 10/13/06, Frank wrote:

    ... the IP addresses of visitors to the 'cones' page...
     give the general geographic region and sometimes the city of
    origin of the visitor. I thought you all might be interested in seeing
    the number of people...

    Sure; that's interesting enough Frank, if not necessarily accurate.  For example, I've been following this topic from 3 locations (with different 'IP addresses') within Australia.

    Another matter of interest connected with this topic is the unanswered comment:
    "The correction for parallax is positive and that for refraction is
    negative. There will be an infinite number of positions where the two
    corrections can cancel one another, ie; the distances will be the

    The method you propose seems to be ingenious: top marks for devising it and bringing it to our attention. But it doesn't seem to be very practical. I'm only too happy to be proved wrong on this, but you have been unresponsive in providing requested details from a number of posters. This would seem to do you a disservice when it comes to stimulating further interest or serious attention.

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