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    Re: New inovation in astro navigation?
    From: Greg R_
    Date: 2010 Jul 30, 15:13 -0700

    Not to speak for the original poster, but I believe he said "in the case of
    GPS system outage".
    On 7/30/2010 2:55:08 PM, Douglas Denny (douglas.denny@btopenworld.com)
    > Dear Ike,
    > I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but there is unfortunately a flaw in
    > your reasoning which I am sure others will see too:
    > you say: " ....with a digital camera in place of the human eye",  and
    > mention various other computer-aided devices; asking:
    > "Does the world need a device that is relatively simple to operate to tell
    > ones rough position in the case of GPS system outage?"
    > If there is going to be a device to replace the sextant and almanac in
    > case the electronics and/or battery in the GPS packs-up, then I do not see
    > replacing GPS with another electronic device solves our problem. One might
    > as well buy another GPS as back-up.
    > Douglas Denny.
    > Chichester. England.

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