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    Re: Please help to identify a sextant
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2020 Mar 20, 01:07 +0000

    The picture is too small to determine the type of the sextant.
    The telescope is longer than the usual "Sun telescopes" (inverting, magnifying usually up to 12x).
    So probably this is some custom made telescope with higher magnification,
    and the use of a tripod is not surprising with such a telescope.
    
    Apparently the guy tries to take a very precise sun altitude with artificial horizon, and
    specially modified sextant (high power scope + tripod).
    
    Alex.
    
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    From: NavList@fer3.com [NavList@fer3.com] on behalf of Tony Oz [NoReply_TonyOz@fer3.com]
    Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2020 6:16 PM
    To: eremenko---.edu
    Subject: [NavList] Please help to identify a sextant
    
    Hello!
    
    My main question is what's the magnification of such a telescope? Another one 
    - which sextant is this? Is it for the higher magnification of the scope the 
    sextant is fitted with a tripod?
    
    Thank you in advance.
    
    Regards,
    Tony
    60�N 30�E
    
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