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    Re: Spitz Sextant
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2009 Nov 03, 22:30 -0800

    And probably navigated with the maps from a Bible, too!
    
    frankreed{at}HistoricalAtlas.com wrote:
    > From an article describing Armand Spitz, the founder of the Spitz Planetarium company:
    > "Crossing the Atlantic, he made friends with an officer who taught him 
    celestial navigation. "To reckon positions, Armand built a sextant out of a 
    water-filled dish pan, a board, and a toothpick," "
    >
    > This made me laugh aloud. No hacksaw blades?!
    >
    > -FER
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