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    Re: Simplified Bris Sextant
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2012 May 7, 20:52 -0700


    I use the Bris held in front of a telephoto lens. No need to wait for a special moment. Snap the shot then count pixels to the horizon. A different and unusual way to get a line of position.

    Greg Rudzinski

    [NavList] Re: Simplified Bris Sextant
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 7 May 2012 23:15

    I have to say that I do not find this Bris very practical.
    It is rather a toy than a navigation device.
    The reason is that you have to wait for these pre-assigned moments,
    there are few of them during the day, and at these moments
    Sun can be obscured by a cloud, or you can be busy with something
    else, or just miss the moment.

    I am interested to hear from a list member who managed to
    gratuate his/her Bris sextant:-)

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