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    Re: Sight reduction methods
    From: Tom Sult
    Date: 2015 Nov 06, 13:10 -0600
    I think some of this goes back to an earlier discussion of definitions. Define a time sight. An LOP requires time. So the Lunar can be used to update the clock required to get the LOP via  Saint Hilliard (19 Century). 

    Tom Sult, MD
    Author: JUST BE WELL

    On Nov 6, 2015, at 12:27, John D. Howard <NoReply_Howard@fer3.com> wrote:


    Thank you for your reply.  I have read a lot on lunars and have tried several ( not very well ) but my question remains:  Must the time derived from a luner always be used with a time sight?

    Navigators ( and NavList members ) have always mixed and matched methods from different times.  We use a 18th C. instrument - sextant- with a 21st C. cell phone to draw a LOP ( 19th C. ) onto a chart ( ~17th C. ).

    If I lost GMT and had to get the time from a luner it seems that the more moderen LOP would be better than a time sight.  I may be wrong.

    Thanks.     John H.

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