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    Re: Sextants with Polarizing filters
    From: Yanni Nikopoulos
    Date: 2006 Jan 26, 22:38 -0500

    Actually "ortho" means vertical thus 90 degrees to the horizontal plane
    Yanni
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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Peter Fogg" 
    To: 
    Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 11:36 AM
    Subject: Re: Sextants with Polarizing filters
    
    
    > Thanks for that elucidation, Ken.
    >
    > In anyone is wondering, as I was, orthogonal means quite literally 'at a
    > right angle' from the Greek 'ortho', meaning right, and 'gonia', meaning
    > angle.
    >
    >
    
    
    

       
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