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    Re: Refraction.
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Jul 7, 13:00 -0400

    I for one am enjoying the discussion.  I am rather convinced, being a
    non expert in these matters, by John's arguments, but I wonder whether
    he would be so kind as to address the issue of a ship on the horizon,
    for instance.  Would it always appear higher than it really is?
    On Jul 7, 2004, at 12:45 PM, George Huxtable wrote:
    > John Brenneise and I seem to have started a bit of a discussion
    > between us
    > about refraction in the atmosphere. It's the sort of in-principle
    > argument
    > that I rather enjoy (and I hope John does too), but may well drive
    > others
    > up the wall.
    > As it's got somewhat esoteric by now, I propose to take it off-list,
    > to a
    > private discussion between the two of us, unless anyone objects. But if
    > anyone else happens to be following it or wishes to participate,
    > please say
    > so on-list and I will reconsider.
    > George.
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    > contact George Huxtable by email at george@huxtable.u-net.com, by
    > phone at
    > 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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