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    Re: Moon shot with artificial horizon
    From: Mike Burkes
    Date: 2012 Sep 2, 09:17 -0700
    GL,way to go with one shot! Try again tonite if able.
    Mike Burkes
    626-833-1521
     

    Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2012 22:38:51 -0700
    From: garylapook@pacbell.net
    Subject: [NavList] Moon shot with artificial horizon
    To: NavList@fer3.com

    I was putting the cover on my 12 foot plastic pool tonight when I noticed that the reflection of the moon in the water was not wiggling so I went and got my Tamaya and took a shot using the still water in the pool as the artificial horizon.

    Watch time: 22:02:41     9-1-2012 local
    WC              -          34
    ZT                  22:02:07
    ZD             +     7
    GMT               05:02:07     9-2-2012

    AP 34° 16.6' N,  118° 54.0' W

    Hc      27°04.1' from http://aa.usno.navy.mil/cgi-bin/aa_flamenav.pl



    Sextant reading  52°01.7'
    IC                               -.5'
                                52°01.2'
    divide by 2        
                                        Hs                        26°00.6'
    Sum of Ref, SD and P in A corrections     +63.5' from http://aa.usno.navy.mil/cgi-bin/aa_flamenav.pl

                                      Ho                        27° 04.1'
                                      Hc                        27° 04.1'

                                      Int                               00.0  !!!!!!

       
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