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    Re: Proper method of taking a sun line from a boat
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2008 Sep 09, 03:57 -0400

    Rick wrote:
    > "I'm waiting for someone to enlarge the image to the point of reading the
    > sextant, collect the embedded time of day data in the image, and working
    > up a sun line to check Gary's work. "
    Frank replied:
    > Be sure to use the correct date. Although the date of the image is listed as
    > "July 20, 2008", it is important to note that this is NOT the modern
    > calendar date....
    An interesting observation. Either way, my dip-short tables don't seem to
    cover the situation pictured, so I had to scramble for the equation.
    Bill B.
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