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    Re: Two Bodies + Angle Between Them = Third LoP
    From: Tony Oz
    Date: 2020 Feb 17, 13:24 -0800

    I mean to say - sighting two stars is NOT like sounding two lighthouses.

    Both lighthouses are ALWAYS on the horizon, whereas a pair of stars can be seen as a non-horizontal plane (3 points with an observer included). When we build the equal-angle-separation LoP we are restricted to the horizontal plane of the piece of the "flat Earth". This is not so when we observe stars - the Earth is "geoidal".

    My conclusion - the third LoP does not exist (at least - it is not azimuth-related).

    Regards,
    Tony
    60°N 30°E

       
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