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    Taking more sights for one star when triangle not equilateral
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2019 Feb 16, 20:00 +0000

    Thanks for the sights you shared especially Dave Pike.
    
    Suppose you have only three celestial bodies at rather unfavourable
    angles, ie a non- equilateral cocked hat. And suppose due to cloud
    cover these are your only choices.
    
    I have a way to calculate the variances that would make the ellipse of
    equal probability circular and so I was thinking in principle one
    could take more sights of some of the celestial bodies than the
    others, averaging so reducing the variance.
    
    How realistic a scenario is this and is there some literature on the idea?
    
    Bill Lionheart
    

       
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