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    From: Kevin Coulombe
    Date: 2012 Oct 23, 06:07 -0700

    BODY: SUN

    23OCT2012
    WATCH TIME: 085242 LT
    ZD: +4
    WATCH ERROR: 5S FAST

    SEXTANT
    FPM DRUM SEXTANT / AP MOLLER COMPANY ISSUE / CURRENT BRIDGE EQUIPMENT
    4X40 MONOCULAR
    RESIDUAL ERRORS +5” AT 20 DEGREES
    INDEX ERROR 0.8 OFF THE ARC

    SEXTANT ALTITUDE 23-30.3

    HEIGHT OF EYE 30 METERS

    BAROMETER 1010
    AIR TEMP 15C

    DR
    L 4156 N
    Lo 05933 W


    Note: The ship is proceeding along a great circle so the gyro heading is updated hourly. This complicates and induces an error in a running fix of more than a couple of hours.

    Best Regards-

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