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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.
    --- 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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