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    Re: Sextant practice in 2014
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2020 Nov 16, 09:11 +0000

    Frank, Is that the peninsula where we took the sights on the Lunars
    course? I remember it was a challenge not to stand still for long
    enough that the biting insects found you and thinking that would have
    been a problem for land explorers.
    Bill
    
    On Mon, 16 Nov 2020 at 07:02, Bill Morris  wrote:
    >
    > Something that the three sextant users were not doing and which makes taking 
    a sight just a tiny bit easier is to support the arc with the left index 
    finger while twiddling the micrometer knob with the thumb and middle finger. 
    I'm not much of a navigator, so I need all the help I can get...
    >
    > Bill Morris
    >
    > Pukenui
    >
    > New Zealand
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