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    Re: Lunars using Bennett
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2008 Apr 06, 02:22 -0400

    Dave Walden, you wrote:
    "It would seem so far that the answer is that lunars can be done using only
    Bennett (ok, plus sextant and watch) for separations of up to 90 degrees.
    ("Complete on Board ..." is what it is. Most of us understand what that is
    and appreciate it. I make no claim that the method below is a "good" way to
    clear a lunar distance, only that it is a possible one. The effort was
    undertaken as an intellectual challenge. I hope it might prove interesting
    to others."
    
    Yes, very entertaining. Thanks. If we could specify the degree of
    approximation at each step, we could easily automate the comparison with the
    exact solution and answer George's question about the statistical
    limitations of this approach --which are, no doubt, fairly large.
    
     -FER
    
    
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