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    Re: Nories tables vs H.O. table's
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2002 Jan 25, 9:11 PM

    This has something to do with the size(steadiness) of the platform you are navigating.
    
    On Fri, 25 Jan 2002 19:35:23 -0800, res06cek wrote:
    
    >
    >Norie's gives the observation "How far a Navigator is justified in working
    >to tenths of a minute is a matter that can be argued about indefinitely, but
    >since the nautical almanac gives hour angles and declinations to tenths of a
    >minute and modern sextant with a decimal vernier enables readings to be
    >taken to tenths of a minute as well, it would seem only logical to use
    >navigation tables which, with the minimum of effort, provide for the same
    >order of precision" (Norie's Nautical Tables, Capn. A. G.Blance (ed),
    >R
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                   J36 Gjo/a
    

       
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