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    Navigation tables
    From: Henry Halboth
    Date: 2007 Aug 14, 12:13 -0400
    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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