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    Re: Why do we ocean navigators defer to 249 when 229 is better?
    From: Doug MacPherson
    Date: 2014 Aug 31, 15:53 -0700

    Why do we ocean navigators defer to 229 when Norie's haversine and log tables are so much better :)
    
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    > On Aug 31, 2014, at 15:36, "Rommel John Miller"  wrote:
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    > Hi there, it has been awhile and I have been out of touch.  But my question 
    is this:  Why are Nautical and Marine Navigators opting to use HO 249 and 
    shunning HO 229?  I like 229 and the idea of using a sight reduction table 
    designed for someone up there in the aether while we in sailboats suffer at 
    sealevel, is a bit perplexing to me.  Is easy always better?  Okham thought 
    the simplest solution was usually the most correct answer, but where has 
    precious and being exact and lauded for it gone?
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