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    Re: Working a lunar. was: lunar distance in Wikipedia
    From: Peter Hakel
    Date: 2009 Jul 24, 16:14 -0700
    Using the procedure described in John Karl's book, I get 3:21:10, which is in a nice agreement with Antoine's and Frank's results.


    Peter Hakel


    From: "frankreed{at}HistoricalAtlas.com" <frankreed{at}HistoricalAtlas.com>
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 11:11:14 PM
    Subject: [NavList 9205] Re: Working a lunar. was: lunar distance in Wikipedia


    Antoine,
    For the Moon-Mars lunar observation example which you quoted, the calculator on my web site gives a best time of 03:21:08.5 compared to yours of 03:21:09.4. That difference is completely insignificant so your result is excellent.

    If you would like to run some more examples and test them againt my online lunars calculator (which has been well "battle-tested" over the past five years), go here: http://www.historicalatlas.com/lunars/ and click on "Clear a Lunar Online".

    -FER
    PS: I apologize that your message was slightly scrambled (various characters replaced by "?"). This is a bug which I believe will be fixed in a few days when some new software goes live.



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