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    Re: Longitude by Sunset
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2012 May 6, 17:59 -0700
    Santa Cruz island is 25 NM offshore and 1,600 feet tall so substends about 30 minutes.

    gl

    --- On Sun, 5/6/12, Marcel Tschudin <marcel.e.tschudin---.com> wrote:

    From: Marcel Tschudin <marcel.e.tschudin---.com>
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Longitude by Sunset
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Date: Sunday, May 6, 2012, 3:54 PM
    If the island is sufficiently far it will only rise a little above the horizon. You still could could find out whether the moon sets behind the island or whether it disappears before reaching this low altitude.


       
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