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    Re: The Online Nautical Almanac- beware!
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2004 Jul 7, 16:13 EDT
    George H wrote:
    "No, I've no need to revisit the Lewis & Clark calculations on that account,
    as my own pocket-calculator predictor program allows for stars' proper
    motion, nutation, and precession."

    Aha. That's good. So does your calculator prediction of GHA and Dec for Regulus (e.g.) on December 3, 1803 agree with the position in my online almanac?
    At 9 hours GMT, I've got GHA=56° 45' 6" and Dec=N 12° 55' 10". At 9 hours Gr. App. Time, I've got GHA=54° 11' 22" and Dec=N 12° 55' 10".

    And wrote:
    "But I think Omar himself, at "Omar Reis" <omar@tecepe.com.br>, would find
    Frank's comments useful, and if Frank has no objection I propose to pass
    them on to him together with Frank's email address"

    No, do not pass along my e-mail address, but since that was a public message, you are welcome to pass along any content within it. And besides, he can follow the list via the archives just like anyone else if he's interested.

    Frank R
    [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
    [X] Chicago, Illinois
       
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