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    Re: Towards a basis for Bruce Stark's Tables
    From: Vic Fraenckel
    Date: 2003 Jan 3, 16:55 -0500

    | David Burch in the Starpath Celestial Navigation course has an article
    about
    | using a mirror as an artificial horizon for night shots. He suggested
    using ...
    
    Some years ago I experimented with  used Motor Oil (very black) in a pan as
    an artificial horizon with some success. A little messy perhaps, but quite a
    bit less toxic than mercury (and cheaper). I just leveled the pan and the
    oil surface took care of leveling  itself    :>)
    
    HTH
    
    Vic
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