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    Re: S-tables: where to have a look at them?
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2017 Mar 20, 18:45 -0400
    Bob, 

    That article completely ignores tabular method HO203/HO204, but then I don't expect much of Wikipedia and group edited documents.  Instead of expert opinion, detailing the intricacies, we have the 'who ever edited it last' explanation.

    HO203 provided a direct solution to the spherical triangle amd was among the very first of tabular methods, published in 1923.  HO204 extended the data set of HO203.  But you would not know that from reading Wikipedia. 

    Brad





    On Mar 20, 2017 6:09 PM, "Robert VanderPol II" <NoReply_RobertVanderPolII@fer3.com> wrote:

    The article, or at least the list of tabular methods, has now been cleaned up:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sight_reduction#Tabular_sight_reduction.  With a few additions and dates added.

    It does need revision, yes. Right now that article is a bit of an orphan that gets very little traffic, and it has had little editing in the time since it was created by Andres Ruiz back in the summer of 2015. The article is misleading in many ways. It was an attempt to publicize the hav-Doniol method of sight reduction, severely distorting the significance of that method at the expense of history and common practice.

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