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    Re: Lunar Distance in Wikipedia
    From: Michael Daly
    Date: 2007 Oct 30, 13:11 -0400

    George Huxtable wrote:
    
    > The working-time reduced instantly when the precomputed tables for lunar
    > distance appeared in the 1767 issue of the Nautical Almanac (long before the
    > early 19th c.!) After that, there may have been a bit more speeding-up, in
    > streamlining of the "clearing" process, but it was only marginal.
    
    Thanks, George.  I just mentioned what you point out and used the
    Nautical Almanac as a reference.  I don't think much more that that
    needs to be specified.
    
    Mike
    
    
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