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    Re: Real accuracy of the method of lunar distances
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2004 Jan 16, 01:13 +0000

    Jared Sherman wrote-
    
    >Thank you George! Here at last we have the crucial information about
    >"parallatic >retardation". That it might, if it is a factor, contribute
    >".05 seconds of arc [or] 0.2 >seconds of time." to the skilled observer's
    >final calculation, which is still uncertain >within one minute of time.
    
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    I have no idea, none at all, what those numbers are supposed to represent
    or what relevance they have to the matter in hand. And the meaning behind
    the rest of his posting quite escapes me.
    
    For some representative numbers I suggest Jared looks at my recent reply to
    Fred Hebard under this same thread-name. I think that it's best if I leave
    it there.
    
    George.
    
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    01865 820222 (from outside UK, +44 1865 820222), or by mail at 1 Sandy
    Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
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