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    Re: QE2 grounding (was: Mercator vs. Great Circle)
    From: Richard B. Emerson
    Date: 2001 Aug 30, 8:09 AM

    DOH!!!  Of course!!
    
    The 2101-D is a challenge, isn't it?  I've tried plotting planets with
    it but still haven't sorted that out yet.  If anyone has a good
    procedure for doing that, I'd like to see it.
    
    Rick
    S/V One With The Wind, Baba 35
    
    Dale Tilson writes:
    [...]
     >      "Commissioned in 1967, RUDE is one of NOAA's
     >        smallest ships. The ship is named after Captain
     >        Gilbert T. Rude (pronounced 'roo-dee') of the former
     >        Coast and Geodetic Survey, who developed the
     >        Rude Star Finder, a navigational device used for
     >        locating celestial bodies. "
     >
     >   from- http://www.omao.noaa.gov/platforms/aug99rude.html
     >
     > Of course, I still haven't >mastered< the 2101-D, but I'm workin' on it.
     >
     > Dale
    

       
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