A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Position-Finding
From: Lars Bergman
Date: 2018 Oct 11, 02:49 -0700
Brad wrote "While regression can obviously be used in CN now, I do not believe it was generally used then".
Averaging times and altitudes (or lunar distances) have been used for a long time. This is in effect equal to linear regression, see my post "Slopes and least squares" from 2010 Dec 9 in the archive.
Lars, 59°N 18°E