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    Re: No sextant, no watch, no almanach, nothing
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2004 Nov 8, 00:14 EST
    Alex E wrote:
    "Maybe some people with good memory can even memorize the
    Sun's declination:-)"

    Can't you? Seriously, you might be surprised how close you can get with simple drawings on paper and the knowledge that the maximum is 23.5 degrees. It's also useful to have a mental image of an analemma stored away. There's a lot of info in there...

    Frank R
    [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
    [X] Chicago, Illinois
       
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