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    Re: Useful info without instruments
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2006 Apr 11, 22:10 EDT

    Alex Eremenko (quoted) wrote:
    > about a US  pilot in Korean war, who could determine
    > his coordinates with a  reasonable precision just by looking at the stars
    > and at his  chronometer,
    > without a sextant
    
    What was this story? Was there any  claim for the degree of accuracy? In a
    stable airplane in level flight at night  with a view straight up, I wouldn't be
    surprised if a talented observer could  get a position accurate to 60 n.m.
    
    -FER
    42.0N 87.7W, or 41.4N  72.1W.
    www.HistoricalAtlas.com/lunars
    
    
    

       
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