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    Re: The "big" sextant manufactures
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2007 Nov 5, 18:28 +1100


    Frank wrote:
    ...when they
    discover that the sextant part is over in five minutes and the rest is
    boring math, they quickly realize that it's quite the opposite of "cool".

    Nah. After playing with the sextant and doing the sums the magical part is deriving a position, quite literally out of the sky above. And that is just so eternally cool ...




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