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    Star to Star with Stellarium
    From: Luc Desmedt
    Date: 2012 Aug 19, 06:17 -0700

    this weekend is very hot for a people accustomed to live in the cold rain of Belgium, I decided not to sleep at night, I am well into my garden and watch the stars with my laptop Stellarium connected configured navigational star,,, great light polution, and for the first time, the angle measurement tool. I just had a good view towards the southwest between trees and neighboring buildings, with a good view of Vega, Deneb, Altair
    I shot with telescope 6X30,, Deneb + - 85 ° high, with Altaïr + -45 ° height because they are almost vertical allignment
    stellarium distance angle: 38 ° 01.06 '
    But I did not take into account the altitude corrections

    if I take the yellow table of Nautical Almanac
    Deneb: 85 ° = height - 0.1 '
    Altaïr: 45 ° = height - 0.9 '
    As I do not measure with horizon, I do not add,
    but I subtract is -0.8 'to know the right angle star to star is 38 ° 00.8'
    Is this correct?

    This topic has already been posted on the NavList, but I can not find all the description and how it would be possible to calculate on sea with my Lexibook SC700 scientific calculator without laptop

    thank you
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