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    Re: Lunar distance measurement in ideal conditions: attainable accuracy.
    From: Bill Morris
    Date: 2013 Jan 7, 01:05 -0800

    Alex,

    The errors are errors of the observations, not longitude

    For the first ten of Lunar 1 I used the prismatic monocular, which had a slight residual collimation error, and for the second ten I used the SNO-T x6 'scope, which hadn't. Although the numbers are smnall you can see it reflected in the means.

    When I did lunar 2 I had had some practice and had worked out exactly what I was looking for in achieving perfect contact. And as we all know, practice makes, if not perfect, at least consistent;-).

    Bill
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