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    Re: Modern celestial navigation: when and why?
    From: Frank Atkins
    Date: 2015 Feb 11, 23:32 -0800

    Alan,

    Yes I am boatless these days and my celestial nav activities of late have been from my place of residence.

    This does not serve any real purpose except to prove my house is firmly aground.

    I do plan to go back to taking sights in my travels and am trying to improve upon the methods I used many years ago. All this could be classified as savage amusement of a sort but there is no other explanation except that it is truly a disease acquired by handling things of a nautical nature such as sextants and bosuns pipes. I was not so distracted until I picked up a sextant that had been lying idle in a cupboard for many years and the 'I wonders' set in and here we are.

    Frank A.

     

       
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