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    Nautical Almanac clarification
    From: Gary G
    Date: 2007 Mar 09, 12:44 -0800

    Having just started celestial I have greatly enjoyed what I have
    learned so far.  It is extremely enjoyable to take sights, reduce them
    and actually end up where you know you are.  This summer I will
    actually get to use this tool on blue water which should be a lot of
    fun.
    
    In the nautical almanac there are numbers in the column headings next
    to Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.  For instance for today they are
    -3.9, +1.2, -2.1, +0.1 respectively.  I have not found an explanation
    for what these numbers are for.  Can anyone help me out?  Thanks
    
    
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