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    Re: Latitude and longitude from a photo
    From: Don Seltzer
    Date: 2017 May 11, 21:22 -0400
    I don't think that is the Big Dipper.  I am assuming that the bright mass of stars is the Milky Way, in a different part of the sky than Ursa Major.
    And the photo is not a time exposure, or the stars would be streaks.

    Don Seltzer

    On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 9:13 PM, Greg Rudzinski <NoReply_Rudzinski@fer3.com> wrote:

    Bill,

    The attached shows the Big Dipper marked in red and Polaris marked in red where it should be.

    Greg Rudzinski

    From: William A
    Date: 2017 May 11, 17:38 -0700

    Hi Greg,

    Thank you for your reply. I don't think the photo is enhanced except that it looks like a time exposure in some way. Maybe a really fast camera. Where do you see the "Big Dipper" in there?

    I was doing some reading today, and I can see that there's no way to get longitude since there's no chronometer or equivalent time provided on the photo. But isn't there a way to find latitude from the positions of the stars???

    Bill



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