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    Re: Nautical Almanac Sun Altitude Correction Question
    From: FS
    Date: 2005 Jan 25, 12:07 -0800

    Thanks, Trevor!  It would appear I am vindicated.
    
    -Jeff
    
    --- "Trevor J. Kenchington"  wrote:
    
    > Jeff,
    >
    > Have a look in the list archives for April 20, 2004.
    > A notice was posted
    > explaining that the refraction values had been
    > recalculated, with effect
    > from the 2004 almanac.
    >
    >
    > Trevor Kenchington
    >
    >
    >
    > You wrote:
    >
    > > I was surprised to see that the summed altitude
    > > correction (Refr/SD/HP) table for the Sun differs
    > > between the 2003 and 2005 editions of the Nautical
    > > Almanac (I don't have a 2004).
    > >
    > > I assumed this table would be the same from year
    > to
    > > year, but it was pointed out to me that the
    > "bracket"
    > > values around the correction values do indeed
    > differ.
    > > Of course this was pointed out by a student right
    > > after I voiced my assumption to the class...
    > >
    > > Your wizardly discussion is appreciated.
    > >
    > > -Jeff
    >
    >
    > --
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