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    Re: Star Fix statistics
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2009 Sep 23, 16:07 -0700

    Jeremy,
    
    Really good shooting! It would be interesting to know how rough
    weather observations and less than good horizon conditions compared to
    the average. That Timex Ironman of yours is way better than average
    and should be kept in the sextant box for CN only. Did you use the
    same sextant for all the shots and was index error constant throughout
    the trip?
    
    Greg
    
    
    
    On Sep 23, 3:40�pm, Anabasi...@aol.com wrote:
    > I shot 70 star fixes on my trip from Japan to the USA and here are a few �
    > interesting statistics.
    >
    > 1) average fix error from GPS: 0.566 nm �(low of 0.0 and high of 2.7 �nm
    > error)
    >
    > 2) 88.6% of the fixes were under 1.0 nm fix error.
    >
    > 3) 60.0% of the fixes were under 0.5 nm fix error
    >
    > 4) two fixes had errors under 0.05 nm (under 100 meters).
    >
    > My next project is to determine the average intercept based on the GPS fix �
    > as the DR but that is over 700 data points so might be awhile.
    >
    > Jeremy
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