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    Re: Reset Watch via Time Sight
    From: Bruce J. Pennino
    Date: 2014 Jun 17, 23:28 -0400
    Hello Greg, Frank  and All:

    By plotting my data and taking a "best fit" point/sight, I calculated (standard equation) a time increase  + 19 minutes  4 seconds.  I deliberately altered the watch by   retarding it   19 minutes 20 seconds. 

    The calculated results are quite good, I think, especially because the dip short distance is approximate (from a chart). Also, it was difficult to clearly see the water line "horizon"  with a shadow from the sloping bank  at the water's edge. This summer I'll  go to another spot where the horizon is fully distant and get another set of data. Will try method suggested by FER.


    On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 6:36 PM, Greg Rudzinski wrote:

     Attached is a recovery of time using Martelli Tables ( +19 minutes 12 seconds).

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