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    Re: Sextant accuracy with short distance to horizon
    From: Dan Hogan
    Date: 2001 Jun 25, 4:47 PM

    On 25 Jun 2001, at 17:03, Steven Wepster wrote:
    
    >
    > Dan Wrote:
    >
    > > You can take a sight on land from any *level* surface of sufficient
    > distance.
    > > I remember an "Aussie" list member that used the fence on his ranch
    > in front
    > > of his porch.
    >
    > That's interesting. But surely one must make an allowance for the fact
    > that the fence is not at the same altitude as the horizon.
    
    I can't remember that much about the post, but I THINK he had some kind of HE
    correction for his eye above the fence line.
    
    > _Steven
    
    
    Cheers
    -Dan-
    

       
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