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    Re: accuracy of automatic celestial navigation
    From: Vic Fraenckel
    Date: 2002 Dec 8, 19:00 -0500

    I have often thought that it might be possible to build a digital sextant.
    There are absolute angle encoders capable of measuring angles to arc-second
    accuracy and timing devices (gps based) accurate to sub-second accuracy so
    it might be possible.
    
    For what it's worth!
    
    Vic
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