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    Re: Silicon Sea: Leg 72 -NEW
    From: Dan Hogan
    Date: 2001 May 27, 14:25 EDT

    On 26 May 2001, at 22:27, Sam Chan wrote:
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Dan Hogan" <dhhogan{at}XXX.XXX>
    > To: <NAVIGATION-L{at}XXX.XXX>
    > Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2001 12:36 PM
    > Subject: Re: Silicon Sea: Leg 72 -NEW
    >
    > Dan,
    >
    > For unknown body #1, the compass bearing was 349.7.
    > Using Can Dead Man Vote Twice At Election, correcting from
    > compass to true requires easterly variation and deviation be added to
    > compass. The variation was 10dW and deviation was 1dE, totaling 9dW.
    > With a compass bearing of 349.7 and subtracting 9d (since it is W)
    > results in 340.7. There is nothing near that location in the sky.
    CORRECT the Bearings should be #1 351.7d
                                   #2 329.3d
    I thought I had corrected them in a post after issuing Leg 72.
    Cheers
    -Dan-
    

       
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