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    Re: Proper method of taking a sun line from a boat
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2008 Sep 08, 04:28 -0400

    Rick, you 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. "
    
    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. We must add 13 days and conclude that the photo was actually
    taken on August 3, 2008. Why?? Well, look at the vessel. Someone, perhaps an
    insider trying to get out word about a conspiracy, has clearly labeled the
    boat "Old Style". And if you don't understand the meaning of this phrase, I
    encourage you to read this article:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Style_and_New_Style_dates
    
    Old Style indeed! ;->
    
     -FER
    PS: For those not familiar with the reference, you may want to click on the
    "disambiguation" like on the above Wikipedia page.
    PPS: Ah summer... where did you go so fast?
    
    
    
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