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    Re: Noon sight for longitude
    From: Henry Halboth
    Date: 2008 Jul 10, 13:50 -0700

    Don't you just love the attack dog mentality exhibited on this List. The 
    changes noted can be and are corrected for, if appropriate, and within the 
    critic's capabilities.
    
    Regards,
    
    Henry
    
    
    --- On Thu, 7/10/08, James N Wilson  wrote:
    
    > From: James N Wilson 
    > Subject: [NavList 5777] Re: Noon sight for longitude
    > To: NavList@fer3.com
    > Date: Thursday, July 10, 2008, 3:37 PM
    > Gary:
    >
    > This is another example described by a "kitchen table
    > navigator," i.e.,
    > someone who has never tried it. No mention is made of the
    > effect of
    > vessel north-south motion and declination change which can
    > produce a
    > significant time difference between maximum altitude and
    > LAN. I noted to
    > a friend that I was lucky when I first tried the method
    > many years ago,
    > in that I was sailing a course with a significant southerly
    > component.
    > Otherwise, I might have believed the lore.
    >
    > Jim Wilson
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