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    Re: Measure the Sun's diameter
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2013 Jan 8, 10:16 -0800

    Örjan Sandström, you wrote:
    "I intended to do this at lunch, sadly clouds on horizon prevented it, as sun would be fairly low (just over 3° at meridian pass) and air cold* refractive flattening would be 'interesting'."

    Wow, you're waaay up north, aren't you? If the clouds clear tomorrow, you could, of course, hold the sextant sideways. Then there should be no refraction issues.

    -FER
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