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    Re: Looking for references on "aiming off"
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2010 Sep 10, 10:07 -0700

      "Aim off" is also known as "single line of position landfall
    procedure" or simply "landfall procedure."
    On 9/10/2010 6:20 AM, mjans wrote:
    > I'm a PhD student and am working on a paper quantifying when and by
    > how much to aim off. Can anyone point me to any references on the
    > subject? For instance from [NavList 10886]:
    > "Noonan could be expected to have known this technique since he knew
    > Weems and Chichester had popularized in 1931."
    > How did they do that?
    > Has anyone heard of off-aiming in maritime navigation, perhaps under a
    > different name?
    > Thank you very much.
    > Tom Temple,
    > Ph.D Candidate,
    > Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems,
    > Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    > At the moment, my results are still preliminary but I would be happy
    > to share them with anyone who is interested.
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