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    Re: Sun Moon Fix with Moon XM
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2012 Jun 27, 09:00 -0700


    The linked image of the actual plot on a nautical chart shows our positions in close agreement.

    I do have to confess to using a beach chair with arms. This made for a very stable platform and can be considered cheating ;-)

    Greg Rudzinski

    [NavList] Re: Sun Moon Fix with Moon XM
    From: Antoine Couëtte
    Date: 27 Jun 2012 07:28
    Hello Greg,

    Brute force method results :

    Not knowing position at all, get 2 possible positions :

    S24°39'5 W148°43'3 and N34°10'6 W 119°14'7

    From the latter position and with standard LOP's, get observed position at N34°10'7 W119°14'7

    Excellent fix for just 2 bodies and no averaging, yielding an observed/computed position less than 0.7 NM away from GPS fix (N34°10'2 W119°14'7)

    Good (Job) on you ! I see I have not used the recommended computing method, but got one result though ...

    Thanks and Best regards


    Antoine M. Couëtte
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