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    Re: Sextant accuracy (was : Plumb-line horizon vs. geocentric horizon)
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2005 Feb 13, 13:14 -0500

    Another similar exercise (and simpler one!) would be
    to draw a map of sun spots as seen through your sextant.
    I alcually have never seen sun sports "alive" before I bought a
    sextant:-)
    
    >a fun way to learn the lunar landscape and an interesting test of the
    >eye's I've heard of some of these stories before, but I'm somewhat
    >skeptical.  With
    > resolution.
    
    and:
    
    >so many more people alive today, it's always more likely
    >that the extremes
    >of the human condition are alive today than in centuries past.
    
    Sure. And probably there are many such cases.
    My information is out of date, of course.
    
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