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    Re: The Observer’s Book on Astro-N avigation
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2016 Apr 30, 09:32 -0700

    Look at page 186, it looks like the Coutinho sextant. 

    http://www.fer3.com/arc/imgx/Bubble-sextants-Precision-Astrolabe.pdf

    I remember that after they had flown across Russia that they landed in Tokyo because is was a preplanned stop even though they still had enough fuel on board that would have allowed them to continue on to San Francisco. That is the advantage of lighter-than-air flilght.

    Notice the watch on the shelf to the left of the navigator.

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