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    Re: Old style lunar
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Dec 10, 15:45 -0500

    On Dec 10, 2004, at 3:36 PM, Frank Reed wrote:
    
    >
    > Fred H wrote:
    > "I believe one would need to check the almanac inaccuracies for each of
    > Thompson's lunars to confirm that they were a significant part of his
    > 1-degree discrepancies."
    >
    > Yep. That's no problem.
    >
    > And added:
    > "At this point, it does not appear that they account for much of the
    > variation."
    >
    > But how did you reach this conclusion, Fred? Have you looked at the
    > almanac inaccuracies for 1800?
    
    Fair point Frank.  Most of your samples were in error in the range of
    0.1' of arc.  I was extrapolating from that.  But it's speculation.
    
    
    

       
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