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    Re: Nautical Almanac Sun Altitude Correction Question
    From: Trevor Kenchington
    Date: 2005 Jan 25, 12:24 -0400

    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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