A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Don Seltzer
Date: 2014 Jul 31, 10:52 -0400
Here are some tables of predicted lunar distances from the Connaissance des Temps (the French equivalent of the Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris) for the months of Brumaire and Prairial of the year IX of the French revolutionary calendar. Here's the challenge: what are the dates and UT equivalents by the modern calendar? And how accurate are these tables?
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