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    Re: Practical lunars in today's world
    From: Geoffrey Kolbe
    Date: 2016 Apr 5, 12:42 +0100
    I guess I should qualify that question. Suppose that instead of clearing the observed lunar distance, we calculated an 'observed' lunar distance for the trial times before and after the assumed time of the actual observed lunar distance. Suppose we have Ho for the sun already, so it is only very little more calculation to get Ho for the moon for the trial times

    The great saving is that having to obtain Hc for the moon AND the sun for the assumed time is a lot of hassle for a lone observer and this can be reduced significantly by just getting Ho for the sun and not clearing the observed lunar distance.



    On 5 April 2016 at 07:38, Geoffrey Kolbe <NoReply_GeoffreyKolbe@fer3.com> wrote:
    Thanks for yours Frank. But do we really need the observed altitude of the sun AND the moon? 

    Geoffrey Kolbe

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    Dr Geoffrey Kolbe, Riccarton Farm, Newcastleton, Scotland, TD9 0SN
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