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    Re: Tables for clearing the Lunar Distances from Bruce Stark
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2003 Jul 30, 10:27 -0400

    Jan,
    
    Thank you for your very lucid exposition of the innovations
    incorporated into Bruce Stark's Tables.  It was a pleasure to read.
    
    I agree that Bruce's tables make lunars accessible.
    
    The one other thing I would like to see added to the Tables would be a
    worksheet for using them to reduce standard timed altitude sights.
    That way, one set of tables could be carried on board to perform both
    functions.
    
    I offer this suggestion with some trepidation, as it would certainly
    make me groan if I were Bruce, especially considering the reduced need
    for tables in these days of calculators, computers and GPS.
    
    Fred Hebard
    
    
    On Wednesday, Jul 30, 2003, at 07:51 US/Eastern, Jan Kalivoda wrote:
    
    >
    >
    > After Bruce Stark disclosed the principle of his work for Nav-L during
    > the last two months, every navigator (fondling the GPS in his pocket)
    > can revert to the sea history in his practice very easy. And he can be
    > sure that with these Tables, the history of Lunar Distances is
    > consummated now and the long line of rigorous methods for clearing
    > them ends successfully - only in our days.
    >
    >
    >
    > Jan Kalivoda
    
    
    

       
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