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    Re: Time from 2102-D starfinder
    From: Chuck Taylor
    Date: 2002 Feb 11, 11:38 US/PACIFIC

    Oops.  Not having immediate access to a starfinder, I said GHA but meant LHA.
    From LHA of Aries and your longitude, you can calculate GHA of Aries, then go
    into the almanac to find the time corresponding to that GHA.  Your proposal
    sounds reasonable too.
    Chuck Taylor
    Everett, WA, USA
    > Because I considered this response to be inaccurate, it was able to trigger
    the thought
    process to make it work for me.
    > The problem with the response was that you never use GHA directly with the
    > To draw sun, planets, moon onto the disk, you use right ascention.
    > To position blue disk properly, you use LHA of aries.
    > So now I'm thinking that if you get meridian passage of aries from the daily
    pages of
    almanac and correct for your longitude using arc to time, it gives you the exact
    aries passes your position.
    > From this, I can mark off each hour as 15 degrees on the rim.
    > Does this do it?

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