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    Lunar with Davis MKIII Sextant?
    From: Herman Dekker
    Date: 2019 Feb 20, 09:06 -0800

    After reading about Lunars. I am interested in this subject, but the available instruments are doubtfull.

    I am surrounded here with mountains. If I want to do a lunar the objects must be above 12°.
    From Franks easy Lunars info I understood minium height is 15°so thats no problem.
    For the heights I can use the A-12 bubble sextant, but for the LD only the Davis MKIII is available.
    That sextant has a scale division of 2', with a magnifier glass, you can read and interpolate to 1'.
    Is that possible for a Lunar if you have lost accurate time, or is it a useless excercise.

    Regards,

    HermanD

       
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