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    Re: Sextant Accuracy and anomalous dip.
    From: Gary Harkins
    Date: 2003 Mar 17, 19:48 EST
    In a message dated 3/17/2003 2:45:15 PM Eastern Standard Time, george{at}HUXTABLE.U-NET.COM writes:

    My general objective is to get these observations as accurate as
    possible, say to within 0.1 or 0.2 miles.  I'm not sure why I have this
    objective, but it persists
    .

    Is your house at sea level?  If not you will have error caused by your elevation.  Usually these can be ignored at moderate elevations, but in your case, attempting to get ultimate accuracy, they may be a factor.  The error will be greater when the sight is a smaller Hs.

    Just a thought!

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