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    Re: Modifacation to 2102-D
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2009 Aug 7, 11:46 -0700

    Byron,
    
    Would it be possible for you to post a photo of your modified 2102-D?
    
    Greg
    
    On Aug 6, 12:40�pm, QMCM  wrote:
    > I have made Modifications to the 2102-D. The starfinder is to
    > difficult for the midgrade and casual observer. My star finder is as
    > accurate, with 2 minute set, no almanac. The way it should be.
    > I made it to teach Celestral Navigation.
    > Astronomer use 2102-D?
    >
    > FROM Byron Franklin 109 Champlin PL N. Newport RI 02840 � 401 8478954,
    > Byron...---.com
    > Subject: Simplify Celestial Star Finder and Identifier (Patent
    > Pending.) �A wide field of NAVIGATORS and ASTRONOMER'S will find this
    > interesting.
    > My name Byron Franklin QMCM (SS) USN retired.
    > MY profession is Nautical Navigation and Instructor; I have 2 radar
    > techniques in pub. # 1310 and a piloting technique named after me in
    > Bowditch 73, presently in the Glossary.
    > I have invented a (easy to use) Star Finder equal to the well
    > known"Rude/NO.2102D" in accuracy, but my innovation can be used by the
    > general public (starting at the middle grade of pubic school and up.)
    > My Star Finder is of the same horizon disk and plotting disk as 2102D,
    > the base disk is very different. It can do the same as the 2102D, star
    > name identification and location of Altitude and bearing of a star or
    > planets in your sky, But, stars with out the use of other reference
    > (Almanac) or formula. (It is Self Contained.) Two minute setup, no
    > formular.
    > The advantage over all other including the Rude /2102 D is:
    > 1. Simple and quick, User need to know only, Latitude and Longitude,
    > date: month, day and time (GMT) of desired observation to set up the
    > Star Finder and identifier in only a few minutes. The User can track
    > the bodies or body in his sky in observer time or further time.
    > 2. General Pubic, (User) includes all Telescope and Sky Watcher,
    > Astronomer, Navigators and anyone interested in studying the Celestial
    > Sphere. (Easy setup will increase interest and telescope sale.)
    > 3. No reference needed, the base disk carries an eternal clock of the
    > date, hour and minutes for the position of the First Point of Aries.
    > You simply add to the time (month/day equable) for Aries, your desired
    > observation time to set the stars and planets in your sky. �Planets
    > must be mark in greased in from Almanac; my devise is direct, no
    > formula.
    > 4. The Star Finder was developed to teach Celestial Navigation and
    > ASTRONMY and can graphically demonstrate all parts of the teaching.
    > (Training Aid.)
    > 5. Other information and training available:
    > a. Time of Sunrise/Sunset any position on earth.
    > b. Initial Great Circle course and distance, between two positions.
    > c. Time Zones and conversion between Local Mean Time and Greenwich
    > Mean Time.
    > Background, I have a history of Teaching, improving, developing, and
    > simplifying difficult navigation problems using graphic solutions.
    > Many are being presently taught in various schools and publications.
    > Example America Practical Navigator NO9. See Glossary" Franklin." � I
    > m a member of the Foundation for the Promotion of the art of
    > Navigation, one of my goals is to encourage a younger and much greater
    > amount of people Sky watcher \ and those using telescope that could
    > not use the Rude, to be able to use this device. Other similar devises
    > can only be used with an Almanac, formula and a well trained mature
    > Navigator. I have an accurate workable prototype and DVD movies
    > explaining parts and their use in solving problems also a CD with a
    > Microsoft Power Point teaching parts and their use. They are available
    > for inspection. (Patent Pending.)
    > Upon marketing all other Star Finds, will all be obsolete including
    > the Rude/2102D. If you find this interesting please get back to me.
    > Also please send to anyone interested in this. Byron �I need help in
    > markting.
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