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    Re: Thoughts on Celestial.
    From: Byron Franklin
    Date: 2012 Nov 2, 09:35 -0700

    Byron: to john H and other hikers. The triangle using the magnetic compass can be reduced by using the Franklin Piloting technique even using mountains and charted hills. If the variation is not large or if unknown,It will help with the position. Another thing that is good to know is table 8 bowditch, Height of the eye above the horizon. It is only the idea that can be used, because you have no real horizon. If you are on a hight hill an estimation of you height
    above your horizon will give some idea to how far your horizon and other objects are. Square root of eye height X 1.1 to horizon. Give it a try let me know if usefull. It is very usefull at sea.
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