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    Re: Navigation tables
    From: Greg R_
    Date: 2007 Aug 14, 14:42 -0700

    Is there anything in this compilation that might work for you? I've got
    the DVD but haven't even come close to looking through it in detail
    --- halboth  wrote:
    > Hi all,
    > I have been, for somewhat over 60 years now, been using a 1904
    > Edition of Norie's Tables for Lunar Distance calculations and general
    > navigation purposes. This edition includes all necessary tables for
    > clearing the distance, including six place logarithmic tables to
    > seconds of arc for small angles, as well as the usual trig functions,
    > haversine functions, and all necessary altitude corrections for the
    > Moon and Planets, both for true and apparent - features which are not
    > included in later editions.
    > My problem is that I would like to replace these tables, which are
    > becoming dilapidated by age and wear associated usage, with something
    > equally comprehensive and handy, including possibly on disc. I have
    > several copies of Norie's Epitome, which include most of these
    > tables, but do not wish to expose these pubs to the wear and tear of
    > frequent look-ups, as they have been completely refurbished and
    > rebound.
    > Does anyone out there have any suggestions. I have just about
    > exhausted my internet capabilities, which are limited to dial up at
    > present, but which otherwise have produced no concrete results as
    > respects logarithmic tables of any type. It does seem rather strange,
    > to me at least, that nobody has put tables such as this on disk or
    > that no reprints have been produced. I am also somewhat leery of the
    > older available downloads, as the tables included therein frequently
    > contained rather subtle errors which were not readily apparent at the
    > time of printing.
    > Thanks in advance for any interest and help.
    > Henry
    > >
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