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    Re: Navy MK 5 Octant Using Natural Horizon
    From: James N Wilson
    Date: 2012 May 1, 07:34 -0700

    Bill:
    
    I had a chuckle at your finding all those acronyms, but I was taught that
    nautical language had to be unambiguous, so that no command could be
    misunderstood. I think the same goes for CN.  "Height" is for height of
    eye, and not altitude."Body" refers to a celestial body, and not the body
    of the observer. Distortion of that precise language could lead to
    confusion.
    
    Jim Wilson
    
    On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 23:44:24 -0400 bill 
    writes:
    > On 4/30/2012 7:57 PM, Alexandre E Eremenko wrote:
    > > There is something I don't understand in your messag:
    >
    > Alex
    >
    > When plotting a LOP with difference between Ho and Hc using
    > calculated
    > azimuth, (for those of us that don't regularly have 0d 0!0 between
    > Height observed and Height calculated ;-),  one plots away from the
    > body
    > (A) or towards the body (T).
    >
    > A memory device: HoMoTo.  If Ho is More than Hc plot Towards body.
    >
    > Bill B.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    
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