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    Re: Lunar Distance Puzzle
    From: UNK
    Date: 2011 Aug 18, 17:42 +0000

    On 2011-08-17 05:43, Frank Reed wrote:
    > Here's a hypothetical case I've been thinking through just in the past
    > fifteen minutes. Let's go to some spot on the Earth with the Moon
    > reasonably high in the sky and find some stars around the Moon at some
    > time T that are all five minutes of arc from the Moon's limb to the
    > nearest second of arc and spread around the Moon approximately every
    > 45 degrees in position angle [...]
    
    Frank, can we leave the limb out of this and replace it by the moon's
    center or is it essential to your problem? In other words, I just want
    to confirm that you are not thinking of using differential parallax
    (augmentation or such), particularly as you are saying the moon is high up.
    
    Herbert
    
    
    
    
    
    

       
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