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    Re: Lunar trouble, need help
    From: Kent Nordstr�m
    Date: 2008 Jul 9, 20:39 +0200

    Frank wrote: > Chauvenet wrote a textbook in spherical and practical
    astronomy (which you
    > can find on googlebooks or by following the link here...
    
    Thanks.
    
    Kent N
    
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    Subject: [NavList 5727] Re: Lunar trouble, need help
    
    
    >
    > Kent, you wrote:
    > "Yes I agree that it is so in most practical cases. On the other hand, if
    > you would like to do an exact reproduction of the old method , as I have
    > tried to do, the problem with earth oblateness should not be ignored."
    >
    > Well, it depends on what you're trying to reproduce: REAL historical
    > practice, or textbook models of historical praactice?
    >
    > And:
    > "I don't know Chauvenet. Can you enlight me please."
    >
    > Chauvenet wrote a textbook in spherical and practical astronomy (which you
    > can find on googlebooks or by following the link here:
    > http://www.fer3.com/mystic2008/navbooks1.html (dozens of old navigational
    > books indexed). You don't need to understand Chauvenet's rather unusual
    > method of clearing lunars but if you insist on doing oblateness, the
    > account
    > here is clear and simple (he did not invent it).
    >
    > And you wrote:
    > "I have started looking at your LD prediction program and, in due time, I
    > will run my test cases in your model to compare. It should be rather
    > interesting because I think I have a rather good precision in my way to
    > calculate."
    >
    > No YET you don't. But undoubtedly soon you will. :-)
    >
    > -FER
    >
    > >
    >
    
    
    
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