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    Re: Long Term Almanac
    From: Rod Deyo
    Date: 2001 Jul 15, 9:37 PM

    Looking at the web page gives
    
    "The main body of the Almanac consists of Ephemerides from which the
    Greenwich Hour Angle (GHA) of the sun, the declination of the sun and the
    GHA of Aries may be determined for any time from the year 2000 to 2050"
    
    and
    
    "Tables for the positions of 39 selected navigational stars, including
    Polaris, are given for the year 2000. Annual correction factors are also
    given to account for their subsequent apparent motion, so that their
    positions may be calculated for any subsequent year."
    
    So it looks as if it does the GHA/dec and quadrennial corrections for the
    sun Sun and GHA Aries with SHA/dec and annual corrections for 39 selected
    stars, but no planets (and of course no Moon!).
    
    Hope this helps.
    
    Rod Deyo
    
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From  "Lu Abel" 
    To: 
    Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2001 7:37 PM
    Subject: Re: Long Term Almanac
    
    
    > Dan:
    >
    > In viewing the web page, it's not clear whether this almanac just covers
    > the stars or whether it also covers the sun, moon and planets.  Since it
    > sounds as if you've purchased a copy, could you clarify??
    >
    > Thanx
    >
    > Lu
    >
    >
    > At 07:38 AM 7/11/2001 -0700, you wrote:
    > >I bought a copy of Geoffrey Kolbe's LONG TERM ALMANAC 2000-2050. It is a
    > >KEEPER! Good instructions and VERY easy to use compared to the other long
    > >term almanacs. Accuracy is .25' to .6' depending on body and celestial
    > >conditions. Also included is a consise sight reduction table. And $29.00
    for
    > >U.S. addresses.
    > >
    > >See his page http://www.pisces-press.com/almanac.htm
    > >
    > >
    > >Dan Hogan WA6PBY
    > >C27 "Gacha"
    > >dhhogan{at}verimail.com
    > >Nav-L Page: http://www.wa6pby.com
    

       
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